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Dionysius [13] Scytobrachion
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 28/08/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


It is not clear what the reason was for the nickname Scytobrachion, “Leather-arm”, which is attested in the Suda1, by Athenaeus2, and by Suetonius3 for the mythographer Dionysius, wh…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Dionysius [13] Scytobrachion”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Dionysius_13_Scytobrachion>
First published online: 2015

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