Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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General Editors: Franco Montanari, Fausto Montana and Lara Pagani

Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity (LGGA) serves as the first point of reference for information on the ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship.

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Harpocration [2]

(3,762 words)

Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Fausto Montana è stata pubblicata il 30/11/2004. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Harpocration [2] | Ἁρποκρατίων Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: Argo Data: fine 2° sec. d.C. ca. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Esponente del Medio Platonismo allievo di Attico, è enumerato da Proclo ( in Remp. 2, p. 96, 11–13 Kroll) fra τῶν Πλατωνικῶν οἱ κορυφαῖοι per l’epoca anteriore a Porfirio. Per la cronologia non si va oltre la collocazione verso la fine del 2° secolo d.C. P…

Harpocration [2]

(3,819 words)

Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and first published on 30/11/2004. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Harpocration [2] | Ἁρποκρατίων Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Argos Date: ca. late 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Harpocration was an exponent of Middle Platonism1 and a student of Atticus2. Proclus3 ( in Remp. 2, p. 96, 11-13 Kroll) mentions him among τῶν Πλατωνικῶν οἱ κορυφαῖοι in the era before Porphyry4. Within these restrictions he is…

Harpocration [3]

(4,500 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Harpocration [3] | Ἁρποκρατίων Identity: Pauly-Wissowa | BNP Place of Origin: Alexandria Date: 4th c. CE? ↓ To Source List Biography: Active in the late Imperial Age, Harpocration was the author of a Περὶ φυσικῶν δυνάμεων ζῴων τε καὶ φυτῶν καὶ λίθων, i.e., a study of the δυνάμεις of plants, animals, and stones. In the past this Harpocration was…

Harpocration [3]

(4,436 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Claudio Meliadò è stata pubblicata il 01/11/2018. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: …

Harpocration [4]

(931 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and published on 04/04/2019. Here is the Italian version of this…

Hegesander [1]

(6,869 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: …

Hegesander [1]

(6,879 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 16/04/2007. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: …

Heliodorus

(4,979 words)

Author(s): Rocconi, Eleonora
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Eleonora Rocconi è stata pubblicata il 25/02/2004. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Heliodorus | Ἡλιόδωρος Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: 1° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle …

Helladius [3]

(3,491 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Helladius [3] | …

Helladius [3]

(3,426 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Claudio Meliadò è stata pubblicata il 01/11/2018. Qui si …

Hellanicus

(1,822 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 20/02/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Hellanicus | Ἑλλάνικος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 3rd-2nd c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: The grammarian Hellanicus is mentioned in the Suda1 (π 3035 = T 1 Montanari) as a pupil of Agathocles of Cyzicus2, who was in turn a student of Zenodotus3; and as the teacher of Ptolemy Epithetes4 (who was an opponent of Aristarchus of Samothrace5). He s…

Hephaestion

(5,790 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 12/12/2006. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Hephaestion | Ἡφαιστίων Identità: Perseus | BNP Luogo di provenienza: Alessandria Data: 2° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Sono assai scarsi i dati biografici sul metricologo Efestione. O. Hense ( Hephaistion [n. 7], RE 8, 1 [1912], p. 295) lo ritenne figlio di Tolomeo Chenno (=> Ptolemaeus [4]), considerando suo avo l’Efestione menzionato dalla Suda come padre …

Heracleon [1]

(5,690 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
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 11/05/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Heracleon [1] | Ἡρακλέων Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Tilotis in Egypt Date: age of Augustus ↓ To Source List Biography: Heracleon was the son of Glaucus or Glaucon, as we learn from Stephanus of Byzantium1 ( s.vv. Ἀγυιά, Ἀρέθουσα, Κροκύλειον), and a native of Tilotis, an Egyptian village near Heracleopolis; he worked as a teacher at Rome (cf. Sud. η 455 and Sch. Il. 21, 577; many of the fragments refer to οἱ περὶ Ἡρακλέωνα, and so indicate a circle of students). The Suda attributes to him commentaries on individual books of the Homeric2 poems, hence for a total of 48 books, and exegetical works on lyric poetry, as well as a treatise on the use of imperatives in Homeric epic (Περὶ τῶν παρ’ Ὁμήρῳ προστατικῶν ῥη…

Heracleon [1]

(5,346 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 11/05/2005. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Heracleon [1] | Ἡρακλέων Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: Tilotis d’Egitto Data: età augustea ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Figlio di Glauco o Glaucone, come apprendiamo da Stefano di Bisanzio ( s.vv. Ἀγυιά, Ἀρέθουσα, Κροκύλειον), ed originario di Tilotis – un villaggio egiziano nei pressi di Heracleopolis –, Eracleone svolse attività di insegnamento a Roma (cfr. Sud. η 455 e Sch. Il. 21, 577;…
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