This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 10/10/2006.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
The grammarian Astyages, whose time period and city of origin are unknown, is named in the πίναξ1 of grammarians contained in some mss. (Coisl. gr. 387, Vat. gr. 1456, Bodl. Misc. 211, Barocc. 125: cf. H. Rabe, Die Listen griechischen Profanschriftsteller, «RhM» 65 (1910), pp. 339…