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 Homeric1 commentator and native of Erythrae, and he is cited only in Stephanus of Byzantium2 (the later mention of him in Eustathius3 most probably derives from this work). The identification of Naucrates with the disciple of I…