Glaucus [1]
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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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 10/10/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Glaucus [1] | Γλαῦκος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP

Place of Origin:

Rhegium

Date:

5th-4th c. BCE

Biography:

We have little certain information about the life of Glaucus of Rhegium, or simply “of Italy.” It is not easy to determine his date, which scholars currently base on two pieces of information: a) he was a contemporary of Democritus1 (fr. 5 Lan…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Glaucus [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 23 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Glaucus_1>



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