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Hippias [2]
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Entry Version:

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

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hippias [2] | Ἱππίας

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

Thasos

Date:

5th-4th c. BCE?

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Biography:

Almost nothing is known about this scholar apart from his birthplace (Thasos); as far as his dating, the sole useful detail we have is the terminus ante quem established by the mention of him by Aristotle1 (Poet. 25, 1461a21-23). The actua…

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Ercoles, Marco, “Hippias [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Hippias_2>
First published online: 2015



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