Pollux
(498 words)

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 25/01/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Pollux | Πολυδεύκης

Place of Origin:

Parium

Date:

?

Biography:

Pollux is a grammarian known only through one certain attestation in a passage of Athenaeus1 (11, 784d), which identifies the city of Parium as Pollux’s home and preserves his definition of the term βῖκος as a “container in the form of a φιάλη” (φιαλῶδες). Wendel (Polydeukes [n. 7], RE 21, 2 …

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



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