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Tauriscus
(252 words)

(Ταυρίσκος/Taurískos).

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[1] Grammarian, 2nd cent. BC

Grammarian of the 2nd cent. BC and pupil of Crates [5] from Mallus, to whom his definition of philological scholarship (κριτικὴ τέχνη, kritikḕ téchnē) can be traced [1. 56]. According to Sext. Emp. adv. math. 248-249, T. distinguished three sub-disciplines: grammar (λογικόν, logikón), dialectology and stylistic criticism (τριβικόν, tribikón) and commentary …

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Baumbach, Manuel (Zürich), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Hoesch, Nicola (Munich), “Tauriscus”, 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 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1201680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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