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Heracleon [1]
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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 11/05/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Heracleon [1] | Ἡρακλέων



Place of Origin:

Tilotis in Egypt


age of Augustus

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Heracleon was the son of Glaucus or Glaucon, as we learn from Stephanus of Byzantium1 (s.vv. Ἀγυιά, Ἀρέθουσα, Κροκύλειον), and a native of Tilotis, an Egyptian village near Heracleopolis; he worked as a teacher at Rome (cf. Su…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Heracleon [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Heracleon_1>
First published online: 2015

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