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Callias
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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 7/11/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Callias | Καλλίας

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Mytilene

Date:

3rd c. BCE?

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Biography:

We do not know the date of Callias of Mytilene (ὁ Μυτιληναῖος in Ath. 3, 85f and P.Köln 2, 61). Athenaeus1 cites him in conjunction with Aristophanes of Byzantium2: some have wanted to see this connection as an indication of chro…

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



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