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Hermippus [1]
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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 06/04/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hermippus [1] | Ἕρμιππος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP | FGrHist IV

Place of Origin:

Smyrna

Date:

3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

The Smyrnean origin of Hermippus, who is principally known for his biographical writings1, is attested by Athenaeus2 7, 327b. A quite secure date comes from his nickname Καλλιμάχειος, “student of Callimachus3”, whi…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Hermippus [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Hermippus_1>
First published online: 2015



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