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 first published on 16/10/2012.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Thoas | Θόας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Ithaca

Date:

?

Biography:

Thoas studied the language of the Phrygians1, and because of this interest he is mentioned by the sole source that speaks of him, Erotianus2. The lexicographer notes that the otherwise unknown Thoas of Ithaca asserted that the βούτυρον was called πικέριον in Phrygian. The sam…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Thoas”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Thoas>



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