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 Claudio Meliadò and published on 01/11/2018.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Euphorion | Εὐφορίων


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Place of Origin:

Chalcis on Euboea


275/268 BCE-?

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Euphorion was a versatile author who was born at Chalcis ca. 275-268 BCE. According to the Suda1 he studied poetry2 with Archebulus of Thera3 and philosophy4 with Lacydes of Cyrene5 (head of the Academy6 after 241/40 BCE) and Pryt…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Euphorion”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Euphorion>
First published online: 2015

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