This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 05/06/2009 – (02/03/2010).
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
Demetrius was a grammarian of unknown origin, and information about him is scarce. Herodianus1 (2nd c. CE) mentions him (Sch. Il. 8, 233b), and this serves as a terminus ante quem and the sole point of reference …