Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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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 25/01/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Pollux | Πολυδεύκης

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Pollux is a grammarian known only through one certain attestation in a passage of Athenaeus1 (11, 784d), which identifies the city of Parium as Pollux’s home and preserves his definition of the term βῖκος as a “container in the form of a φιάλη” (φιαλῶδες). Wendel (Polydeukes […

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Pagani, Lara, “Pollux”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 04 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Pollux>
First published online: 2015

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