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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 18/07/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Dexippus | Δέξιππος


Perseus | BNP

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4th c. CE

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The Neoplatonic1 scholar Dexippus, a disciple of Iamblichus2 (Simp. in Cat. 8, 2, 25ff.), cannot be identified with certainty with the historian P\. Herennius Dexippus3, as Johannes Tzetzes4 seems to do (Hist. 274, 490-494); this hypothe…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Dexippus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Dexippus>
First published online: 2015

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