This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 22/12/2005.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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Naucrates was a direct disciple of Aristarchus1 or a follower of his doctrine, and he is mentioned only in Sch. Veron. Verg. Aen. 10, 738, which cites a dialogue by a grammarian named Zenodotus (the Alexandrian2?, or the disciple of Crates3?), …