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 Lara Pagani and first published on 15/05/2005 – 09/09/2010.

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Autochthon | Αὐτόχθων

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2nd/3rd c. CE?

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Autochthon was a Homeric1 commentator of uncertain era but presumably belonged to the early imperial period (2nd/3rd c. CE), as Erbse (Beiträge, 1960, p. 58) deduced from the fact that he was cited together with Epaphroditus2 (Sch. Il. 22, 3). To this …

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Pagani, Lara, “Autochthon”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 06 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Autochthon>
First published online: 2015

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