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Hypsicrates
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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 Serena Perrone and published on 01/11/2018.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hypsicrates | Ὑψικράτης

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Amisus

Date:

1st c. BCE - 1st c. CE

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Biography:

The grammarian1 named Hypiscrates who is cited among others by Varro2 (LL 5, 88) and Stephanus of Byzantium3 (α 124 [Billerbeck], s.v.Αἰθίοψ) can plausibly be identified as the historian4 (FGrHist 190 [BNJ]) who is m…

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Perrone, Serena, “Hypsicrates”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Hypsicrates>
First published online: 2015



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