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(Ἀθηνοκλῆς; Athēnoklês).

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[1] From Cyzicus. Grammarian, 3rd/2nd cent. BC

from Cyzicus. Grammarian. On the basis of Didymus in Schol. Hom. Od. 14,503, where in reference to him the word προηθέτει (‘has athetized earlier’) is used (see also Schol. Hom. Od. 6,144), he is believed to be older than Aristarchus [4] of Samothrace or at least one of his contemporaries, so that he can also be placed in the 3rd/2nd…

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Montanari, Franco (Pisa) and Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), “Athenocles”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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