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Nicocrates
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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 Marco Comunetti and published on 01/10/2020.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Nicocrates | Νικοκράτης

Identity:

Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Boeotia?

Date:

3rd c. BCE?

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Biography:

We have no information about the life of Nicocrates, but surviving material allows us to credit him with the composition of two works: a periegetic text on Boeotia and an erudite essay on the agones and, presumably, the…

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Comunetti, Marco, “Nicocrates”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 28 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Nicocrates>
First published online: 2015



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