Hypsicrates
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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 Serena Perrone and first published on 23/10/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hypsicrates | Ὑψικράτης

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Amisus

Date:

1st c. BCE-1st c. CE

Biography:

One can plausibly recognize Hypsicrates, the grammarian cited among others by Varro1 (LL 5, 88) and Stephanus of Byzantium2 (p. 47, 10 [Mein.], s.v. Αἰθίοψ), as the historian of the age of Caesar3 mentioned several times by Strabo4 (7,…

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Perrone, Serena, “Hypsicrates”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 27 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Hypsicrates>



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