Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Flavia Cecchi and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Dius | Δίος

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post 1st c. BCE?

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According to the testimony of a Homeric1 scholion (Sch. ex. [vel Porph.] Il. 9, 453c), Dius was a student of a Harpocration2 who was the author of a ὐπόμνημα on the ninth book of the Iliad3, or on the entire poem according to the conjecture of Heyne (ap. Erbse 1969-1988, 2, p. 496, app. a…

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Cecchi, Flavia, “Dius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Dius>
First published online: 2015

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