Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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Demetrius [5]
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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 – (02/03/2010).

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Demetrius was a grammarian of unknown origin, and information about him is scarce. Herodianus1 (2nd c. CE) mentions him (Sch. Il. 8, 233b), and this serves as a terminus ante quem and the sole point of reference …

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Ascheri, Paola, “Demetrius [5]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Demetrius_5>
First published online: 2015

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