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Aristoxenus Tarentinus
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 26/06/2006 – 21/04/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Aristoxenus, Ἀριστόξενος ὁ μουσικός, was born in Tarentum, the son of Spintharus1 (or Mnesias, which recent critics have identified as an abbreviated name derived from the verb μιμνήσκω

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Aristoxenus Tarentinus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_Aristoxenus_Tarentinus>

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