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Diogenes [2]
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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 03/11/2014.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


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Diogenes is known only from one mention by Suetonius1, who states that he was active as a “grammaticus” on Rhodes and used to hold readings on the Sabbath. The anecdote about him places him there when Tiberius2 resided at Rhodes (between 6 BCE and 2 CE)…

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Pagani, Lara, “Diogenes [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Diogenes_2>
First published online: 2015

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