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Dionysius [12] Musicus
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 04/10/2010.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Dionysius was a native of Halicarnassus and lived during the reign of Hadrian1. He earned the nickname ὁ μουσικός, as the Suda2 lexicon affirms, because he produced mostly musical works; these h…

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Dionysius [12] Musicus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Dionysius_12_Musicus>
First published online: 2015

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