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Chaeris

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Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and first published on 20/12/2015. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Chaeris | Χαῖρις Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd/1st c. BCE? Biography: We have no certain information about the life of Chaeris. We know from his fragments that he lived after Aristarchus1, with whom he shares or disputes some philological opinions about the Iliad2, and before Didymus3Notes^ back to text1. …

Zopyrion [1]

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Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Ho…

Xenon

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 20/02/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: …

Apollonius [10] Idographus

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Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 09/02/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Apollonius [10] Idographus | Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ εἰδογράφος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Alexandria Date: 3rd/2nd c. BCE Biography: The era and birthplace of Apollonius can be established from POxy. 1241, which contains a chronologically organized list of some Alexandrian librarians1 that, in the preserved portion, covers the period …

Ptolemaeus [8] Pindarion

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Author(s): Boatti, Anna
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by …

Asclepiades [5]

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 25/05/2009. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Asclepiades [5] | Ἀσκληπιάδης Place of Origin: ? Date: ? Biography: In the scholia to Aristophanes1 seven fragments of a grammarian named Asclepiades are preserved; he is cited without any indication of his ethnic or any other detail that could aid us in identifying him or placing him chronologically. The reconstruction of C. Müller (in FHG 3, p. 299)…

Crates [1]

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 18/06/2007 - 23/09/2009. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Crates [1] | Κράτης Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | FGrHist V Place of Origin: Mallus Date: 2nd c. BCE Biography: According to the Suda1 (κ 2342 = T 1 Broggiato), Crates was a native of Mallus (Cilicia) and “was a contemporary of Aristarchus (of Samothrace)2 in the time of Ptolemy (VI) Philometor3”, who ruled in Egypt from 180 to 14…

Mnaseas [1]

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Author(s): Regali, Mario
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Mario Regali and first published on 11/06/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Mnaseas [1] | Μνασέας Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP Place of Origin: Patara (Lycia) (?) Date: second half of the 3rd c. BCE Biography: The sources attribute to Mnaseas both the ethnic Πατρεύς and the ethnic Παταρεύς, and so either Patras in Achaia or Patara in Lycia could be his homeland; nonetheless, the variant Παταρεύς seems preferable since…

Aristodemus [1]

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Author(s): Novembri, Valeria
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and first published on 17/12/2010. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Aristodemus [1] | Ἀριστόδημος Identity: BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Alexandria? Date: 2nd c. BCE Biography: According to Athenaeus1, Aristodemus was the author of a commentary on Pindar2 in at least three books (Ath. 11, 495f: ἐν τρίτῳ Περὶ Πινδάρου); numerous fragments of it survive. The name of Aristodemus appears thirteen times i…

Parmenon

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Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
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 23/10/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Parmenon | Παρμένων ὁ γλωσσογράφος Identity: Perseus | BNP Place of Origin: Byzantium Date: ante 1st c. CE? Biography: Parmenon was a glossographer1 and a native of Byzantium. He was the author of a treatise Περὶ διαλέκτων in at least four books (Sch. Il. 21, 259d). The form of his name remained uncertain until the publication of POxy. 3710 which ref…

Artemon [1]

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 23/06/2004 - 28/06/2013. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Artemon [1] | Ἀρτέμων Identity: Perseus | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Pergamum Date: ca. 2nd c. BCE Biography: Artemon was a native of Pergamum (Sch. Pind. O. 2, 16b) and lived presumably in the 2nd c. BCE: the polemic conducted against him by the disciple of Aristarchus1, Menecrates of Nysa2 (2nd c. BCE; cf. Sch. Pind. O. 2, 16b-c), offers a termin…

Ptolemaeus [6] VIII Euergetes II

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Author(s): Savio, Martina
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Martina Savio and first published on 29/07/2014. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Ptolemaeus [6] VIII Euergetes II | Πτολεμαῖος ὁ Εὐεργήτης Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Alexandria Date: born post 182 - † 116 BCE Biography: Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II was the son of Ptolemy V Epiphanes1 and Cleopatra I2 and the younger brother of Ptolemy VI Philometor3. The terminus post quem for his birth has been esta…

Porphyrius

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Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 29/05/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Porphyrius | Πορφύριος Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Tyre Date: ca. 234-304 CE Biography: Porphyry was born around 232/4 CE at Tyre ( Sud. π 20981. 20992) or at Batanea, in modern Syria. His birth name was Malchus – from the Semitic root that means “king” – in honor of his father. The name by …

Dionysius [15] Thrax

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 20/02/2006 - 28/06/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Dionysius [15] Thrax | Διονύσιος ὁ Θρᾷξ Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Alexandria? Date: ca. 170-90 BCE Biography: Sources have given us scant and sometimes contradictory information about the life of Dionysius Thrax.  Regarding his place of origin the Scholia Vaticana on the Techne1 (pp. 160, 24-161, 6 Hilg…

Pyrrhander

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Author(s): Ferreccio, Alessia
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Alessia Ferreccio and first published on 1/04/2014. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Pyrrhander | Πύρρανδρος Place of Origin: ? Date: ? Biography: Pyrrhander is a figure known solely from a citation at Ath. 14, 634d, which permits us only to fix his extremely vague terminus ante quem to the 2nd-3rd c. CE. The fact that Athenaeus1 mentions him in a list of authors of works on aulos-players could be of some help to us i…

Pius

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Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 16/02/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Pius | Πῖος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: ? Biography: The dating of Pius remains essentially uncertain; the activity of the grammarian was initially dated shortly before the end of the 2nd c. CE (A. Gudeman, Scholien, RE 2A 1 [1921], 662), a hypothesis shared also by Hiller ( Pius, 1869 , pp. 93ff.); Richter ( Interpr. Gr., 1839, p. 82) a…

Athenocles

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 20/03/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Athenocles | Ἀθηνοκλῆς Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Cyzicus Date: 3rd/2nd c. BCE? Biography: The grammarian Athenocles was a native of Cyzicus (Ath. 5, 177e) and was probably a little older than or a contemporary of Aristarchus1, as one can deduce from Sch. Od. 14, 503, which describes his intervention in the text with the verb προαθετέω, “to athetize b…

Telephus

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Author(s): Pagani, Lara
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 29/03/2006 – 16/09/09. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Telephus | Τήλεφος Identity: Perseus | BNP | BNJ | FGrHist IV Place of Origin: Pergamum Date: 2nd c. CE Biography: Telephus was a native of Pergamum and lived in the course of the 2nd c. CE reaching almost the age of 100 years, as is stated by Galen1, who speaks of the grammarian’s well-regulated life (6, pp. 333-334. pp. 379-380 [Kühn]). He spent…

Cassius Longinus

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Author(s): Castelli, Carla
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Carla Castelli and first published on 03/06/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Cassius Longinus | Κάσσιος Λογγῖνος Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | FGrHist IV Place of Origin: Emesa (?) Date: (210-213? - 272/273 CE) Biography: Cassius Longinus was a Neoplatonic1 philosopher, grammarian, and rhetorician.  His nomen Cassius is attested by the lexicon Suda2 (λ 645), which documents also his familial connection to Fronto …

Praxiphanes

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Author(s): Corradi, Michele
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Michele Corradi and first published on 15/01/2007 – 23/09/2009. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Praxiphanes | Πραξιφάνης Identity: Wikipedia | BNP Place of Origin: Mitylene Date: 4th/3rd c. BCE Biography: Praxiphanes was a Peripatetic1 philosopher and grammarian; he was the son of Dionysiphanes (IG 11, 4, 613) or Dionysophanes (Clem. Str. 1, 16, 79, 3); according to some sources (Clem. ibid.; V. Arati 3, p. 16, 11-16 Martin) he …
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