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 17/03/2008.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
A direct student of Crates of Mallos1, Tauriscus is known from only one attestation in Sextus Empiricus2 (Adv. math. 1, 248-249), according to whom he maintained the subdivision of philological work (ἡ κριτική) into three parts:
1) λογικόν, grammar in t…