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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 16/01/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Demo | Δημώ

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

5th c. CE?

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Biography:

A scholar with an allegorical approach, Demo is cited in the scholia to the Iliad1 and Lucian2 and in Eustathius3, and is the object of a polemic by Johannes Tzetzes4, who mentions her with the offensive epithet μιμώ, together with Heraclitus5, Cornutus6, Palaephatus7…

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Pagani, Lara, “Demo”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Demo>
First published online: 2015



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