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 03/11/2014.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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Diogenes is known only from one mention by Suetonius1, who states that he was active as a “grammaticus” on Rhodes and used to hold readings on the Sabbath. The anecdote about him places him there when Tiberius2 resided at Rhodes (between 6 BCE and 2 …