Callias
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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 5/7/2003.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Callias | Καλλίας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Mitylene

Date:

3rd-2nd c. BCE?

Biography:

We can discern the native land of the grammarian Callias from a passage of Athenaeus1 (3, 85f Καλλίας δὁ Μιτυληναῖος), who cites him along with Aristophanes of Byzantium2 (see infra). Some scholars have wanted to see in this connection an indicatio…

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Montana, Fausto, “Callias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 26 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Callias>



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