This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Anna Boatti and first published on 23/10/2002.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Ptolemaeus  Aristonici pater (?) | Πτολεμαῖος ὁ τοῦ Ἀριστονίκου
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Ptolemy was (more probably) the father or the son of the more famous grammarian Aristonicus1, as we can gather from the apparently contradictory information we have rece…