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Metrodorus
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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 02/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Metrodorus | Μητρόδωρος

Identity:

Place of Origin:

Lampsacus

Date:

5th c. BCE

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Biography:

Metrodorus was a student of the philosopher Anaxagoras1 (Diog. L. 2, 11), and so he has to be dated to the 5th c. BCE and to be considered distinct from the younger Epicurean2 Metrodorus3 who was also from Lampsacus.

Metrodorus is mentioned in Plato’s4…

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Pagani, Lara, “Metrodorus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Metrodorus>
First published online: 2015



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