Harpocration [2]
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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 Fausto Montana and first published on 30/11/2004.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Harpocration [2] | Ἁρποκρατίων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Argos

Date:

ca. late 2nd c. CE

Biography:

Harpocration was an exponent of Middle Platonism1 and a student of Atticus2. Proclus3 (in Remp. 2, p. 96, 11-13 Kroll) mentions him among τῶν Πλατωνικῶν οἱ κορυφαῖοι in the era before Porphyry4. Within these restrictions he is dated to aro…

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Montana, Fausto, “Harpocration [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Harpocration_2>



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