This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Daniela Manetti and first published on 11/09/2003.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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Bacchius was a doctor from Tanagra (Erot. 5, 1 Nachmanson), a student of Herophilus1, and a contemporary of Philinus of Cos2 (Gal. 18A 187 Kühn). The dating of this scholar depends partly on the statement that he used the Λέξεις of Aristophanes o…