Euphronius
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and first published on 20/04/2010.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Euphronius | Εὐφρόνιος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP

Place of Origin:

Chersonese

Date:

3rd c. BCE

Biography:

The name of a Euphronius who was a commentator on comic poets appears frequently in the scholia on Aristophanes1 (27 explicit mentions, fourteen of which are in the scholia on the Frogs2 alone and nine on the Wasps3), but it is not easy to rec…

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Novembri, Valeria, “Euphronius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Euphronius>



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