Adrastus
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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 Paola Ascheri and first published on 11/01/2011.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Adrastus | Ἄδραστος

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP

Place of Origin:

Aphrodisias

Date:

First half of the 2nd c. CE

Biography:

A native of Aphrodisias in Caria, Adrastus was a Peripatetic1 philosopher who lived in the 2nd c. CE.  A mention of Adrastus by Galen2 (ca. 130-ca. 200 CE) establishes a terminus ante quem that is useful for fixing the active ph…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Adrastus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Adrastus>



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