Philemon [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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 26/06/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Philemon [1] | Φιλήμων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Aixone

Date:

3rd/2nd c. BCE (?)

Biography:

Philemon was an Athenian glossographer1 (from the deme of Aixone) who is traditionally dated to the 3rd or 2nd c. BCE. He is cited twice by Tryphon2 (ap. [Amm.] Diff. 405, s.v. πονηρόν and Hdn. Cath. pros. fr. 53 Hunger), who serves as the sole certain t…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Philemon [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Philemon_1>



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