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Claudius [1] Ptolemaeus

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Author(s): Rocconi, Eleonora
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 17/11/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Claudius [1] Ptolemaeus | Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP Place of Origin: Pelusium Date: 2nd c. CE Biography: Claudius Ptolemy was a Greek scientist who lived in the 2nd c. CE, most probably at Alexandria, and is famous in particular for his treatises on astronomy and geography.  He was a…

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 …

Aristides Quintilianus

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Author(s): Rocconi, Eleonora
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 29/10/2002 – 21/04/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Aristides Quintilianus | Ἀριστείδης Κοϊντιλιανός (or Κουϊντιλιανός) Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 3rd/4th c. CE Biography: An approximate dating of the sole work preserved under the name of Aristides Quintilianus, a treatise in three books entitled Περὶ μουσικῆς, is possible only because Martianus …

Demetrius [7]

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Author(s): Ascheri, Paola
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 05/06/2009. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Demetrius [7] | Δημήτριος Place of Origin: ? Date: ante 3rd c. CE Biography: Demetrius was the author of a treatise entitled Περὶ λόγου συναφῆς, and he is cited exclusively in the late and probably spurious part of Porphyry’s 1 commentary2 on Ptolemy’s 3 Harmonica4, among those who treated the concepts of διάστημα and λόγος as not completely separa…

Dionysius [12] Musicus

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Author(s): Rocconi, Eleonora
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 04/10/2010. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Dionysius [12] Musicus | Διονύσιος ὁ Μουσικός Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Halicarnassus Date: reign of Hadrian Biography: Dionysius was a native of Halicarnassus and lived during the reign of Hadrian1. He earned the nickname ὁ μουσικός, as the Suda2 lexicon affirms, because he produced mostly musical works; these had the following titles: Ῥυ…

Adrastus

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Author(s): Ascheri, Paola
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 11/01/2011. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Adrastus | Ἄδραστος Identity: Wikipedia | BNP Place of Origin: Aphrodisias Date: First half of the 2nd c. CE Biography: A native of Aphrodisias in Caria, Adrastus was a Peripatetic1 philosopher who lived in the 2nd c. CE.  A mention of Adrastus by Galen2 (ca. 130-ca. 200 CE) establishes a terminus ante quem that is useful for fixing the active ph…