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 04/04/2005.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Details about the life and the vast production of Hermogenes are known from an inscription from Smyrna (CIG 3311 = Kaibel, Epigr. Gr. 305 = IGRom 4, 1445) that should have been his funerary epigraph: in it, after two intr…