Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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Tryphon [1]

(24,569 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 29/04/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Tryphon [1] | Τρύφων Identity: Perseus | BNP Place of Origin: Alexandria Date: second half of the 1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Tryphon was a native of Alexandria and the son of a certain Ammonius; according to the Suda1 (τ 1115: γεγονὼς κατὰ τοὺς Αὐγούστου χρόνους καὶ πρότερον) , he was active during the reign of Augustus2, but he was bor…

Tryphon [1]

(24,444 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 29/04/2008. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Tryphon [1] | Τρύφων Identità: Perseus | BNP Luogo di provenienza: Alessandria Data: 2a metà del 1° sec. a.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Originario di Alessandria e figlio di un certo Ammonio, Trifone fu attivo, secondo il lessico Suda (τ 1115: γεγονὼς κατὰ τοὺς Αὐγούστου χρόνους καὶ πρότερον), durante il principato augusteo, ma la sua nascita si colloca in età tardorepubblicana. …

Tryphon [2]

(842 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 18/10/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Tryphon [2] | Τρύφων Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: ? ↓ To Source List 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 ἀναφα…

Tryphon [2]

(714 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 18/10/2005. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Tryphon [2] | Τρύφων Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: ? ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: A un autore con questo nome, figlio di un Arpocrazione, viene attribuita dagli Etimologici ( EGen. A, s.v. δάνειον; EGud. 334, 14–17 [Stef.]; EM. 247, 52–248, 1, cfr. Zon. p. 470) una spiegazione del termine δάνειον, secondo cui esso avrebbe avuto originariamente il significato di ἀναφαίρετον δῶρον, anz…