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Genethlius
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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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 20/12/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Genethlius | Γενέθλιος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Petra

Date:

second half of the 3rd c. CE

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Biography:

The meagre biographical information that we have about the rhetorician Genethlius comes solely from the Suda1 lexicon (γ 132). He was the son of a man also named Genethlius and a native of the Palestinian cit…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Genethlius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Genethlius>
First published online: 2015



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