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Tryphon [1]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 29/04/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Tryphon [1] | Τρύφων


Perseus | BNP

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second half of the 1st c. BCE

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Tryphon was a native of Alexandria and the son of a certain Ammonius; according to the Suda1 (τ 1115: γεγονὼς κατὰ τοὺς Αὐγούστου χρόνους καὶ πρότερον), he was active during the reign of Augustus2, but he was bor…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Tryphon [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Tryphon_1>
First published online: 2015

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