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Ptolemaeus [4] Chennos
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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 20/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Ptolemy, the son of a man named Hephaestion, was nicknamed Χέννος (“quail”) and was a native of Alexandria; he lived, according to the two entries about him in the Suda1, between the reigns of Nero2 (Sud.ε 2004) and Hadrian…

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Pagani, Lara, “Ptolemaeus [4] Chennos”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Ptolemaeus_4_Chennos>
First published online: 2015

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