Tryphon [2]
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 18/10/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Tryphon [2] | Τρύφων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

?

Biography:

The Etymologica1 (EGen. A, s.v. δάνειον; EGud. 334, 14-17 [Stef.]; EM. 247, 52-248, 1, cf. Zon. p. 4702) credit an author named Tryphon, son of Arpocration, with an explanation of the term δάνειον, according to which the word originally had the meaning of ἀναφαίρετον δῶρον r…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Tryphon [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 25 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Tryphon_2>



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