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Posidonius [1]
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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 16/11/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Posidonius [1] | Ποσειδώνιος



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2nd c. BCE

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Known from a few surviving fragments, the grammarian Posidonius was an ἀναγνώστης of Aristarchus1, as we know from the scholia to the Iliad2 and Eustathius3, who drew on them (Sch. Il. 6, 511a. 17, 75a, cf. Eustath. ad Il. 659, 15–18. 1096, 12–15). Thi…

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Pagani, Lara, “Posidonius [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 01 December 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Posidonius_1>
First published online: 2015

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