Menecrates [3]
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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 31/10/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Menecrates [3] | Μενεκράτης

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The existence of this grammarian is attested in the scholia to the Iliad1, which cite him once with the ethnic (Sch. Hrd. Il. 4, 94a1) and state his disagreement with Aristarchus2 on the division of a word (Menecrates regarded ἐπιπροέμεν as one word, whereas Aristarchus divid…

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Pagani, Lara, “Menecrates [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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