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Nicias
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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 16/06/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Nicias | Νικίας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

1st c. BCE (?)

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Biography:

Nicias was a Homeric1 commentator, but we know neither when he lived nor his city of origin. However, we ought to seriously consider the proposal to identify him as the grammarian Curtius Nicias2, a native of Cos (he could have been the tyrant3 of the …

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Nicias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Nicias>
First published online: 2015



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