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Nicanor [1]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 05/12/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Nicanor [1] | Νικάνωρ



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Hellenistic Age (?)

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A grammarian who bore the name of Nicanor and was a native of Cos is mentioned twice in the scholia to Theocritus1, both times for an observation on the fountain Burina, a place on his native island (Sch. Theocr. 7, 5/9 k. o). The fact that Nicanor…

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Pagani, Lara, “Nicanor [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Nicanor_1>
First published online: 2015

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