Ptolemaeus [8] Pindarion
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Anna Boatti and first published on 23/10/2002.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Ptolemy son of Oroandes is often also called Πτολεμαῖος ὁ Πινδαρίων, and he lived and worked at Alexandria, where he was a student of Aristarchus1 (he is called μαθητὴς Ἀριστάρχου in Sud. π 3034); this allows us to date him to th…

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Boatti, Anna, “Ptolemaeus [8] Pindarion”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 August 2018 <>

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