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English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Bacigalupo and published on 01/10/2020. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Diocles | Διοκλῆς Place of Origin: Phoenicia Date: 1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Some doubts persist about the identity and date of this grammarian («aus unbekannter Zeit» according to Cohn 1903, 812), who bears the same name as several scholars active in quite different periods and fields (see Dickey 2007, p. 85 n. 16): in fact, the information we glean from the sources that attest philological-grammatical activity for a scholar named Diocles cannot with certainty be connected with the same individual (Artemid.
Onir. 4, 70; Diog. Laert. 5, 62;
POxy. 10.1241, col. 2, l. 17;
scholl. Il. 13, 103c; 22, 208b;
Od. 14, 132; 19, 457;
Sud. τ 1185). W…