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Philostephanus
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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 Valeria Novembri and published on 07/11/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Philostephanus | Φιλοστέφανος

Identity:

Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Cyrene

Date:

3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

The sole biographical information for Philostephanus in our possession comes from Athenaeus1 (8, 331d–e), who calls him a native of Cyrene and a γνώριμος of Callimachus2, thus using the same term attested in P.Oxy.…

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Novembri, Valeria, “Philostephanus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_Philostephanus>
First published online: 2015



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