This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 12/06/2007.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
The grammarian Lysanias was a native of Cyrene and the teacher of his fellow citizen Eratosthenes1 (Sud.ε 2898); this information dates him safely to the 3rd c. BCE.
We know the title of only one of his works, his Περὶ ἰαμβοποιῶν, in several books; it i…