Menecrates [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 Lara Pagani and first published on 31/10/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Menecrates [2] | Μενεκράτης

Identity:

BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Nysa

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

Strabo1 (14, 1, 48) mentions that a Menecrates from Nysa was a student of Aristarchus2 and the father of Aristodemus3 whom the young Strabo heard when he was an elderly man: from this information we can date Menecrates to the 2nd c. BCE.

Some notes of a mythog…

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Pagani, Lara, “Menecrates [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Menecrates_2>



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