Alexion Cholus
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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 29/01/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Alexion, nicknamed ὁ χωλός "the Lame" (Sch. Il. 21, 282e. 21, 331e), engaged in Homeric1 exegesis: the Homeric scholia that can be traced back to Herodianus2 and the Etymologica3 show his interest in etymological and grammatical questi…

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Pagani, Lara, “Alexion Cholus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 August 2018 <>

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