Sopater [2]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Carla Castelli and first published on 08/02/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Sopater [2] | Σώπατρος


Perseus | BNP

Place of Origin:



second half of the 4th c. CE?


Sopater was a rhetorician who lived at Athens in the second half of the 4th c. CE, if he was in fact a student of Himerius1 (8, 318, 29 Walz; cf. D. Innes, M. Winterbottom, Sopatros the rhetor. Studies in the text of the Diairesis zetematon, …

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Castelli, Carla, “Sopater [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <>

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