Zoilus [1]
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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 Mario Regali and first published on .

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Zoilus [1] | Ζωίλος

Identity:

Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Amphipolis

Date:

4th c. BCE

Biography:

The majority of the sources name Amphipolis as Zoilus’ birthplace. The Suda1 (ζ 130, 6-7) also attributes to Zoilus a work entitled Περὶ Ἀμφιπόλεως (cf. H. Gärtner, Zoilos [n. 14], RE suppl. 15 [1978], 1532). The tradition, wholly a minority one (fr. …

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Regali, Mario, “Zoilus [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Zoilus_1>



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