This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 20/02/2006.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Demetrius was a scholar and antiquarian from Scepsis in the Troad, and he had a wealthy and noble background, as Diogenes Laertius1, who calls him a φιλόλογος (5, 84) among other things, informs us. Strabo2 calls him a contemporary of Cra…
▲ Back to top ▲
Cite this page
“Demetrius ”, in:
Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity
Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Demetrius_2>
First published online: 2015