Hermonax
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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 29/04/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hermonax | Ἑρμῶναξ

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

ante 1st c. CE (?)

Biography:

Hermonax was the author of a collection of Cretan Glosses; Athenaeus1 preserves four certain fragments from this work, and these involve the Cretan names for a variety of figs (3, 76e), quinces (3, 81f), and a category of slaves (6, 267c), as well as a local custom …

Cite this page
Pagani, Lara, “Hermonax”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 28 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Hermonax>



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