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(Ἡσύχιος; Hēsýchios).

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[1] Alex. scholar, author of a lexicon

Alexandrian scholar, author of an alphabetically arranged lexicon, which has passed down to us numerous fragments (primarily of poetry), allows many text variants to be restored, and is of special significance to the study of ancient classical exegesis, of dialects, and of the hi…

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Tosi, Renzo (Bologna), Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Hesychius”, 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 17 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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