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Cydas
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Flavia Cecchi and Lara Pagani and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Cydas | Κύδας

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

Crete?

Date:

Second half of the 2nd c. BCE?

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Biography:

A member of the corps of lancers (ἐκ τῶν λογχοφόρων) in Alexandria, Cydas is known only from a citation in the chrestomathy of historical1 and mythological2 material preserved in P.Oxy. 10, 1241, which names him after A…

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Cecchi, Flavia and Pagani, Lara, “Cydas”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Cydas>
First published online: 2015



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