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Zoticus
(696 words)

Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and published on 7/11/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Zoticus | Ζωτικός

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

3rd c. CE

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Biography:

A figure known only from one passage of Porphyry1 (Plot. 7, 12–14), Zoticus was a member of the circle of Plotinus2 and died a little before the philosopher himself, i.e., before 270 CE. His Neoplatonic3 education is reflected also in the works a…

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Novembri, Valeria, “Zoticus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_Zoticus>
First published online: 2015



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