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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 27/04/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Hermap(p)ias | Ἑρμαπ(π)ίας

Place of Origin:



ante 2nd c. CE


A grammarian named Hermapias or Hermappias is cited many times in the scholia to the Iliad1, in some cases through Herodianus2, who thus serves as a terminus ante quem. The fluctuation in the spelling of his name (Ἑρμαππίας in Sch. Il. 4, 235a1. a2. 21, 331e. 24, 557a; Ἑρμαπίας in S…

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Pagani, Lara, “Hermap(p)ias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Hermap_p_ias>

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