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Praxiphanes
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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 Michele Corradi and published on 02/04/2020.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Praxiphanes | Πραξιφάνης

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Mitylene

Date:

4th/3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

A Peripatetic philosopher and grammarian and the son of Dionysiphanes (IG 11, 4, 613) or Dionysophanes (Clem. Str. 1, 16, 79, 3), Praxiphanes was, according to some sources (Clem. ibid.; V. Arati 3, p. 16, 11–16 Martin), a na…

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Corradi, Michele, “Praxiphanes”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Praxiphanes>
First published online: 2015



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