Eudaemon
(181 words)

[German version]

(Εὐδαίμων; Eudaímōn). Correspondent of  Libanius (Ep. 167; 255; 633) and his ‘fraternal’ friend for over thirty years (cf. Ep. 108; 132; 164; 315; 632; 826; 1057), from Pelusium in Egypt, born before AD 337 (probably c. 314/24: [2. 279]), died before AD 392. According to the Suda (ε 3407) a ‘grammarian’ (but he may also have taught rhetoric), author of a Τέχνη γραμματική/Téchnē grammatikḗ (‘Grammar’) and an Ὀνοματικὴ ὀρθογραφία/Onomatikḕ orthographía (‘Orthography of Names’) (cf. Lib. Ep. 255,7, regarding E.'s opinion on the vocative of Ἡρακλῆς/Heraklês), which …

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Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), “Eudaemon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e404040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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