Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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Thoas
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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 Claudio Meliadò and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Thoas | Θόας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Ithaca

Date:

ante 4th/3rd-2nd c. BCE?

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Biography:

Thoas is mentioned by Erotianus1 (73, 14), the sole source that speaks of him, with regard to the term πικέριον, a word of Phrygian2 origin that Hippocrates3 uses. The lexicographer4, forced to explain this term, notes that Thoas of Itha…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Thoas”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Thoas>
First published online: 2015



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