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 Valeria Bacigalupo and published on 07/11/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Apion | Ἀπίων


Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNP | BNJ | FGrHist IV

Place of Origin:



1st c. BCE – 1st c. CE

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A dense web of notices allows us to date the life and career of the Egyptian grammarian Apion, a native of Oasis (Ios. Ap. 2, 29), to between the end of the 1st c. BCE and the first half of the 1st c. CE.

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Bacigalupo, Valeria, “Apion”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 05 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_Apion>
First published online: 2015

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