Menophanes
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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 Fausto Montana and first published on 20/12/2015.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Menophanes | Μηνοφάνης

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

?

Biography:

What little knowledge we have about Menophanes is based on the isolated testimony of Photius1 Bibliotheca2 (cod. 176, 120a 6-14), where he is cited in connection with the tradition of the Philippika3 of Theopompus of Chios4; he appears as an interpreter of that hist…

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Montana, Fausto, “Menophanes”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Menophanes>



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