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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 16/12/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



The only information on this scholar comes from the Suda1: Gaianus was a native of Arabia and a student of Apsines of Gadara2; he was active in the time of Maximinus3 and Gordian III4 and worked as a grammarian and rhetorician in Berytus. His works included a Περὶ συ…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Gaianus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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