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 03/05/2005.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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In the work of Athenaeus1 we find seven citations from a lexicographer named Heracleon of Ephesus, who at one point is mentioned along with Nicander ὁ Θυατειρηνὸς2, and in another instance with a certain Polemarchus (regarding this cf. also Heroti…