Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 31/07/2016.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Alypius | Ἀλύπιος


Perseus | BNP

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4th-5th c. CE

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The Εἰσαγωγὴ μουσική of Alypius is the most complete and exhaustive of the treatises that discuss ancient Greek musical notation. It was one of the principal sources used by Latin authors (especially Cassiodorus1 and Boethius2) who transm…

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Alypius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Alypius>
First published online: 2015

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