Philostratus [2]
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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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 31/03/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Philostratus [2] | Φιλόστρατος

Place of Origin:

Tyre

Biography:

Philostratus of Tyre is cited by Photius1 (Bibl. cod. 150, 99a-b) as the author of a lexicon on the orators, which is mentioned along with similar works by Julianus2 and Valerius Diodorus3. Cohn (Griech. Lexikogr., 1913, p. 590) has proposed to identify him with with Philostratu…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Philostratus [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Philostratus_2>



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