Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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Orus
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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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 20/05/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Orus | Ὦρος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

5th c. CE

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Biography:

The Suda1, which drew on Hesychius of Miletus2 Onomasticon3, informs us that Orus, a native of Alexandria, taught at Constantinople; we do not know whether his teaching was connected with an imperial post (cf. K. Alpers, Das attizistische Lexikon…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Orus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Orus>
First published online: 2015



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