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Pantaenus
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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 published on 02/04/2020.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Pantaenus | Πάνταινος

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Sicily?

Date:

2nd c. CE

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Biography:

The essential biographical details about Pantaenus, who was active under Marcus Aurelius1 and traditionally considered the first representative of the school of Alexandrian catechism, are preserved by Eusebius2 (HE. 5, 10–11)…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Pantaenus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Pantaenus>
First published online: 2015



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