Amarantus
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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 09/10/2002 - 21/03/2011.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Amarantus | Ἀμάραντος

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

2nd c. CE.

Biography:

To determine the timeline of Amarantus’ life we can use his own testimony on King Juba of Mauretania (probably Juba II1, who ruled from 25 BCE to 23 CE) cited by Athenaeus2 (8, 343e-f), and the fact that Galen3 cites Amarantus (13, pp. 8…

Cite this page
Montana, Fausto, “Amarantus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Amarantus>



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