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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 13/02/2012.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Leptines | Λεπτίνης

Place of Origin:



2nd/1st c. BCE


Boeckh wrongly identified this grammarian with the Leptines cited in the catalogue of Chrysippus1 writings. He is mentioned in a scholion to Pindar (Ol. 10, 55b) together with Aristodemus of Elis2 and a Dionysius. On the basis of this information it is possible to…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Leptines”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Leptines>

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