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Theon [1]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Theon [1] | Θέων


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1st c. BCE

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Theon, the son of Artemidorus of Tarsus1, a follower of Aristophanes of Byzantium2, lived in the Augustan Age or in the final years of the Republican period (Bongelli 2000, p. 281) and led the philological school of Alexandria3 before Apion4 (Matth…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Theon [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Theon_1>
First published online: 2015

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