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 15/02/2006.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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Valerius Pollio was an Alexandrian grammarian and the father of the lexicographer Valerius Diodorus1 according to the Suda2. Turner (Oxyrhynchus, 1952, pp. 91-92) has identified him as the Pol…