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 03/04/2006.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
A commentator on Homer1, Proteas was a native of the Syrian city of Zeugma (Steph. Byz. p. 295, 12-15 [Meineke], s.v.Ζεῦγμα) and lived in an era that cannot be determined with complete certainty. The lower limit for his date, however, …