Lysanias
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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 12/06/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Lysanias | Λυσανίας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Cyrene

Date:

3rd c. BCE

Biography:

The grammarian Lysanias was a native of Cyrene and the teacher of his fellow citizen Eratosthenes1 (Sud. ε 2898); this information dates him safely to the 3rd c. BCE.

We know the title of only one of his works, his Περὶ ἰαμβοποιῶν, in several books; it is mentioned twice by A…

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Pagani, Lara, “Lysanias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Lysanias>



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