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Posidonius [3]
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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 16/11/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Posidonius [3] | Ποσειδώνιος

Place of Origin:

Apollonia (?)



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A grammarian named Posidonius, identified by the ethnic Ἀπολλωνιάτης, is cited by Tzetzes1 (Exeg. Il. p. 4, 9–15) and placed by him among the scholars who were dedicated to Homeric2 exegesis. In particular, he attributed to this figure a criticism on Hesiod3,…

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Pagani, Lara, “Posidonius [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Posidonius_3>
First published online: 2015

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