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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 17/03/2008 – 12/03/2010.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Hermias | Ἑρμείας

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2nd–1st c. BCE?


The grammarian Hermias is known from only one citation in the scholion of Herodianus1 on Il. 16, 2072; this fragment attests his attachment to the Cratetean3 school (Κρατήτ<ε>ιος) and can therefore suggest a dating between the 2nd and 1st c. BCE.

His reading of Il. 16, 207 (τ…

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Pagani, Lara, “Hermias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Hermias>

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