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Demetrius [10]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 05/06/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Demetrius [10] | Δημήτριος


Perseus | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Salamis (Cyprus)



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Stephanus of Byzantium1 furnishes the only two pieces of information that we know about this person: he was native of Cyprian Salamis, and he believed that the name of this Cypriote city was derived from the name of a wind, the κάρβα, w…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Demetrius [10]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Demetrius_10>
First published online: 2015

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