(3,894 words)

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 05/06/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Daphitas was a grammarian and sophist from Telmessus; scholars date his life variously to the 3rd and to the 2nd c. BCE. The sources also give different forms for his name: Δαφίτας/Daphitas (Strab. XIV 1, 39 [= C 647], Cicero, De fato 3, 5)…

Cite this page
Ascheri, Paola, “Daphitas”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Daphitas>

▲   Back to top   ▲