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Democritus

(1,173 words)

Author(s): Ascheri, Paola
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and published on 06/09/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Democritus | Δημόκριτος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Troezen Date: ante 2nd-3rd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: The two fragments that bear the name of Democritus of Troezen, preserved by the Certamen Homeri et Hesiodi1 and by Diogenes Laertius2, have been attributed until now to the grammarian3 Demetrius of Troezen4, on the basis of two authorit…

Demetrius [3]

(11,183 words)

Author(s): Ascheri, Paola
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and published on 01/10/2020. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Demetrius [3] | Δημήτριος Identity: Pauly-Wissowa | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Magnesia (?) Date: mid-1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: A scholar from one of the cities named Magnesia that has not yet been definitively identified (Magnesia-at-Sipylus? Magnesia on the Meander? Magnesia in Thessaly?), Demetrius can be dated with certainty to the mid-1s…

Democritus

(1,034 words)

Author(s): Ascheri, Paola
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Paola Ascheri è stata pubblicata il 06/09/2018. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Democritus | Δημόκριτος Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: Trezene Data: ante 2° – 3° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: I due frammenti che riportano il nome di Democrito di Trezene, tràditi dal Certamen Homeri et Hesiodi e da Diogene Laerzio, sono stati attribuiti fino ad oggi al grammatico Demetrio di Trezene (=> Demetrius [6]), sulla base di due autorevoli congetture,…