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Xenon
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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 20/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Xenon | Ξένων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

3rd-2nd c. BCE

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Biography:

Xenon’s place in the critical stream of the Alexandrine Χωρίζοντες1 is attested by a passage of Proclus2 Vita Homeri3 (p. 102, 2-6 Allen: T 1 Montanari = Hellanikos T 2 Montanari), which associates Xenon with Hellanicus4 in doubting Homeric5 authorship of the O…

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Pagani, Lara, “Xenon”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Xenon>
First published online: 2015



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