Socrates [1]
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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 05/04/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Socrates [1] | Σωκράτης

Place of Origin:



ante 2nd c. BCE (?)


Socrates is a grammarian of unknown date; Gudeman (Sokrates [n. 3], RE 3A 1 [1927], 804-810) wrongly identified him with the writer Socrates of Argos1.

Socrates was the author of Names of the gods (Ἐπικλήσεις τῶν θεῶν), in at least twelve books, and perhaps On boundaries…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Socrates [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <>

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