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English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Michele Corradi and first published on 30/07/2016. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Critolaus | Κριτόλαος Identity: Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: ? Date: ? Biography: Jacoby 1922 attributes to a scholar named Critolaus a grammatical1 interpretation of the meaning of the phrase ἦ δ’ ὅς; it is ascribed by the lexicographical tradition to a Critolaus and to a Chares2 who cannot otherwise be identified (Phot. Lex. η 52, s.v. ἦ δ’ ὅς; EGen., in Schironi 2004, p. 545; EM., p. 416, 31–40 Gaisford; Syn. Lex., p. 249, 8–11 Bachmann, s.vv. ἦ δ’ ὅς; cf.
Sud. η 101,
s.v. ἦ δ’ ὅς3). Scholars have ruled out the possibility that the Critolaus in question could be the famous Peripatetic philosopher4 because no interest of this type has …