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Amarantus
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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 Fausto Montana and published on 01/11/2018.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Amarantus | Ἀμάραντος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

2nd c. CE

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Biography:

Athenaeus1 (10, 414f) identifies Amarantus as ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, but we do not know if this is simply a reference to his homeland or rather (also) to the geographical and cultural realm of his activity. The terminus post quem for his date is drawn fro…

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Montana, Fausto, “Amarantus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Amarantus>
First published online: 2015



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