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Zopyrus
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Entry Version:

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 10/10/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Zopyrus | Ζώπυρος

Identity:

BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Magnesia

Date:

4th/3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

A person named Zopyrus called the Magnesian (ὁ Μάγνης), who claimed to have read (ἀναγινώσκεσθαι) Homer1 in a version in the Aeolic dialect, is cited next to Dicaearchus2 in a passage of the Anecdoton3 edited by Osann. If the cit…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Zopyrus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Zopyrus>
First published online: 2015



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