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 17/03/2008.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Sim(m)ias belongs to the group of poet-philologists who represent the pinnacle of philological activity in the early Hellenistic period. He was also the inventor of the technopaignion and the author of a collection of glosse…