Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and first published on 03/03/2015.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Zoticus | Ζωτικός


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3rd c. CE

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Zoticus is a figure known solely from a passage of Porphyry1 (Plot. 7, 12-14); he belonged to the circle of Plotinus2 and died shortly before the philosopher himself did, around 270 CE. His Neoplatonic3 learning is also reflected in the works attribute…

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Novembri, Valeria, “Zoticus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Zoticus>
First published online: 2015

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