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Amerias
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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 09/11/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Amerias | Ἀμερίας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Macedonia

Date:

3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

Amerias was a grammarian and lexicographer of the Alexandrine1 Age, and he is named by Eustathius2 (ad Il. 757, 19-22) as one of the γλωσσογράφοι3, the group of scholars before Aristarchus4 who are often mentioned in the sources by this term. Ameri…

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Pagani, Lara, “Amerias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Amerias>
First published online: 2015



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