Helladius
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(Ἑλλάδιος; Helládios).

[German version]

[1] From Antinupolis/Egypt, grammarian, 4th cent. AD

H. of Antinupolis in Egypt. Grammarian of the 4th cent. AD, author of a Chrēstomatheía (‘Things worth knowing’) in iambic trimeters. Photius, the only biographical source, took extracts from it (Cod. 279, 529b 25-536a 22), but also knew of a prose epitome (cf. [4. 99; 6. 16]). The encyclopaedic work inc…

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Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Helladius”, 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 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e506670>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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