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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 03/05/2016.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Menogenes | Μηνογένης

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before 3rd c. CE?


According to Eustathius1 (ad Il. 1, 401, 24-30 [Il. 2, 494]), Menogenes was the author of a commentary on the Homeric2 Catalogue of Ships3 in 23 books. We have no other certain information about him. We can hypothesize with Gudeman (1931, 917) that the …

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Novembri, Valeria, “Menogenes”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 August 2018 <>

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