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Crates [1]
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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 18/06/2007 - 23/09/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Crates [1] | Κράτης


Perseus | BNP | FGrHist V

Place of Origin:



2nd c. BCE

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According to the Suda1 (κ 2342 = T 1 Broggiato), Crates was a native of Mallus (Cilicia) and “was a contemporary of Aristarchus (of Samothrace)2 in the time of Ptolemy (VI) Philometor3”, who ruled in Egypt from 180 to…

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Pagani, Lara, “Crates [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Crates_1>
First published online: 2015

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