Harpocration [3]
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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 Claudio Meliadò and first published on 15/12/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Harpocration [3] | Ἁρποκρατίων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

2nd/3rd c. CE?

Biography:

Harpocration was active in the late imperial period and was the author of a Περὶ φυσικῶν δυνάμεων ζῴων τε καὶ φυτῶν καὶ λίθων, on the δυνάμεις of plants, animals, and rocks. Part of this work, in which he told his daughter how mu…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Harpocration [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Harpocration_3>



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