Tauriscus
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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 17/03/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Tauriscus | Ταυρίσκος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

A direct student of Crates of Mallos1, Tauriscus is known from only one attestation in Sextus Empiricus2 (Adv. math. 1, 248-249), according to whom he maintained the subdivision of philological work (ἡ κριτική) into three parts:

1) λογικόν, grammar in the strict sen…

Cite this page
Pagani, Lara, “Tauriscus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 30 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Tauriscus>



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