Nicanor [1]
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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 05/12/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Nicanor [1] | Νικάνωρ

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Cos

Date:

Hellenistic Age (?)

Biography:

A grammarian who bore the name of Nicanor and was a native of Cos is mentioned twice in the scholia to Theocritus1, both times for an observation on the fountain Burina, a place on his native island (Sch. Theocr. 7, 5/9 k. o). The fact that Nicanor’s note is in…

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Pagani, Lara, “Nicanor [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Nicanor_1>



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