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Leptines
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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 Claudio Meliadò and published on 01/11/2018.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Leptines | Λεπτίνης

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

2nd/1st c. BCE?

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Biography:

Identified, probably wrongly, by Boeckh (1819, p. 248) as the Leptines cited in the catalogue of the writings of Chrysippus1, this grammarian2 is mentioned in a scholion to Pindar3 (O. 10, 55b) together with Aristodemus of Elis4 and a Diony…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Leptines”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Leptines>
First published online: 2015



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