Hellanicus
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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 20/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hellanicus | Ἑλλάνικος

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

3rd-2nd c. BCE

Biography:

The grammarian Hellanicus is mentioned in the Suda1 (π 3035 = T 1 Montanari) as a pupil of Agathocles of Cyzicus2, who was in turn a student of Zenodotus3; and as the teacher of Ptolemy Epithetes4 (who was an opponent of Aristarchus of Samothrace5). He shou…

Cite this page
Pagani, Lara, “Hellanicus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Hellanicus>



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