Sopater [3]
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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 [3] | Σώπατρος

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The scholia on the Iliad (Sch. Il. 23, 726a) cite a person named Sopater to document the definition of a type of attack employed by Odysseus1 in battle. This man is described doubtfully as rhetor vel grammaticus by Erbse (Sch. Il., 1969-1988, 6, Index I, s.v.), who draws on the treatise of…

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Castelli, Carla, “Sopater [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 August 2018 <>

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