Theon [1]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and first published on 29/02/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Theon [1] | Θέων


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the Augustan Age


Theon was the predecessor of Apion1 at Alexandria; he was the son of Artemidorus of Tarsus2, the follower of Aristophanes of Byzantium3 and an older contemporary of Didymus4. He lived in the Augustan5 age or in the final years of the Republican pe…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Theon [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 August 2018 <>

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