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Philemon [3]

(3,883 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
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 30/03/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Philemon [3] | Φιλήμων Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd/3rd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: A grammarian of the imperial age, Philemon has now been dated to ca. 200 CE on the basis of several pieces of evidence, which are not of the same value: 1) Oros1 (5th c. CE) could offer a terminus ante quem, if he is in fact the source, through Choerobo…

Sopater [3]

(379 words)

Author(s): Castelli, Carla
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Carla Castelli è stata pubblicata il 04/04/2019. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Sopater [3] | Σώπατρος Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: ? ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Gli scolî iliadici ( Sch. ex. Il. 23, 726a) citano un autore di nome Sopatro, a documentare la denominazione di una tattica di attacco militare adottata da Odisseo durante la battaglia. Sopatro è qualificato dubitativamente come rhetor vel grammaticus da Erbse (1969–1988, 6, Index I, s.v.), che nell’apparato ad loc. rimanda …

Phainus

(2,561 words)

Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Fausto Montana è stata pubblicata il 20/12/2015. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Phainus | Φαεινός Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: età imperiale ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Del grammatico Φαεινός sono noti unicamente il nome e una manciata di frammenti, tutti inerenti o riferibili a esegesi a commedie conservate di Aristofane. Il nome Phainus è documentato a Roma per schiavi e liberti di origine greca in epigrafi di età imperiale (1°-3° sec. d.C.: Solin 2003, …

Hermap(p)ias

(2,152 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 27/04/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Hermap(p)ias | Ἑρμαπ(π)ίας Place of Origin: ? Date: ante 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: A grammarian named Hermapias or Hermappias is cited many times in the scholia to the Iliad1, in some cases through Herodianus2, who thus serves as a terminus ante quem. The fluctuation in the spelling of his name (Ἑρμαππίας in Sch. Il. 4, 235a1. a2. 21, 331e. 24, 55…

Dexippus

(1,080 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 18/07/2006. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Dexippus | Δέξιππος Identità: Perseus | BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: 4° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Il neoplatonico Dessippo, discepolo di Giamblico (Simp. in Cat. 8, 2, 25 ss.), non è sicuramente da identificare con lo storico P. Erennio Dessippo, come sembra fare Giovanni Tzetzes ( Hist. 274, 490–494); tale ipotesi, inizialmente difesa da Mai ( Script. vet., 1825–1838, 2 pp. 31…

Zopyrion [1]

(1,184 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 04/04/2019. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Zopyrion [1] | Ζωπυρίων Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 1st/2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Zopyrion was the author of a glossographical1 work that dealt with names beginning with α-δ; Pamphilus2 carried out a continuation of it (letters ε-ω), which resulted in the Περὶ ὀνομάτων καὶ γλωσσῶν in 95 books, which Diogenianus3 epitomized in 5 b…

Iubas [2]

(3,023 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 12/12/2006. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Iubas [2] | Ἰόβας / Ἰούβας Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: fine 2° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Metricologo noto attraverso citazioni da parte di grammatici latini tardi, in passato identificato con il poligrafo Giuba II re di Mauritania (=> Iubas [1] II; così B. ten Brink, Iubae Maurusii de re metrica scriptoris Latini reliquiae, Ultrajecti ad Rhenum 1854.; ancora incer…

Claudius [2] Casilo

(1,830 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
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 09/02/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Claudius [2] Casilo | Κλαύδιος ὁ Καςίλωνος Place of Origin: ? Date: ? ↓ To Source List Biography: A lexicographer of uncertain date, Claudius was identified by Nauck ( Krit. Bemerk., 1868) with the Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Κασίλωνος cited by the Suda1 (the complete name would then be Κλαύδιος Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Κασίλωνος), as a student of a similarly obsc…

Iubas [2]

(3,068 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 12/12/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Iubas [2] | Ἰόβας / Ἰούβας Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: end of the 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Juba is a metrician1 known from citations by late Latin grammarians, and in the past he was identified with the prolific scholar King Juba II of Mauretania2 (so B. ten Brink, Iubae Maurusii de re metrica scriptoris Latini reliquiae, Ultra…

Xenon

(672 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Lara Pagani è stata pubblicata il 20/02/2006. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Xenon | Ξένων Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: 3°–2° sec. a.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: L’appartenenza di Xenon alla linea critica dei Χωρίζοντες alessandrini è testimoniata da un passo della Vita Homeri di Proclo (p. 102, 2–6 Allen: T 1 Montanari = Hellanikos T 2 Montanari), che associa Xenon a Ellanico nella messa in discussione della paternità omerica dell’ Odissea (… Ἰλιάδα καὶ Ὀδύσσειαν,…

Philippus [2]

(1,505 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 26/04/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Philippus [2] | Φίλιππος Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Galen1 ( Libr. 19, 16, 10ff. Kuhn) relates that, before his move from Pergamum to Smyrna (150 CE), he witnessed a conversation between two doctors, the dogmatist Pelops2 and an empiricist named Philippus. This experience became the basis of his Περὶ τῆς ἰατρικ…

Artemon [4]

(1,127 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 11/10/2010. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Artemon [4] | Ἀρτέμων Place of Origin: ? Date: ? ↓ To Source List Biography: A person with the name Artemon is cited as author of a collection of Aristotle1’s letters by Demetrius2 ( De eloc. 223), by the commentators Elias3 ( In cat. 113, 14-16) and Olympiodorus4 ( Prol. 6, 11-13), as well as in the list of Aristotelian works compiled by a philosopher …

Polemarchus

(1,131 words)

Author(s): D’Alessandro, Giulia
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Giulia D’Alessandro è stata pubblicata il 03/07/2016. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Polemarchus | Πολέμαρχος Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: 1° sec. a.C. – 1° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Gli esigui indizi ricavabili dalle testimonianze che ci sono pervenute sull’opera di Polemarco indurrebbero a ritenere credibile per lui una collocazione a cavallo tra il 1° sec. a.C. e il 1° sec. d.C.: un terminus ante quem è rappresentato da Eroziano (<=), di cui fu…

Silenus

(3,642 words)

Author(s): Dettori, Emanuele
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Emanuele Dettori and first published on 10/05/2016. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Silenus | Σιληνός Place of Origin: ? Date: 3rd/2nd c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: It is commonly asserted that Silenus mentions (Ath . 11, 482f) Nicander1 and that hence his date would be tied to Nicander’s or to the Nicanders’, which is, however, uncertain: a) the second half of the 3rd c. BCE-beginning of the 2nd c. BCE, b) the last third of the 2nd c…

Archigenes

(573 words)

Author(s): Novembri, Valeria
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and first published on 03/05/2016. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Archigenes | Ἀρχιγένης Place of Origin: ? Date: ? ↓ To Source List Biography: Even the name of Archigenes is uncertain: it appears only in the Homeric lexicon1 of Apollonius2 (123, 14 Bekker), but the 17th c. editors proposed to correct it: 1) to Ἀντιγένης (D'Ansse de Villoison 1773, 1, pp. XX-XXI, 2, pp. 614 and 615) though without ta…

Harpocration [4]

(844 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Lara Pagani è stata pubblicata il 04/04/2019. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Harpocration [4] | Ἁρποκρατίων Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: post 1° sec. a.C.? ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Grammatico noto per una sola attestazione negli scolii all’ Iliade (9, 453c), dove è menzionato per un suo commentario al libro 9, oppure all’intero poema, se si accetta la congettura di Heyne (1802, p. 626) che correggeva la lezione ῑ del manoscritto (A) in Ἰλιάδος (“fort. verum” secondo Erbse 1969-1…

Philtatius

(1,176 words)

Author(s): Regali, Mario
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Mario Regali and first published on 02/03/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Philtatius | Φιλτάτιος Place of Origin: ? Date: 4th/5th c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: The grammarian Philtatius is known only from a fragment of Olympiodorus of Thebes1 ( ap. Phot. Bibl., cod. 80, 1 60b, 7-11), and he probably had direct contact with him, as Photius’2 note (Φιλτάτιος ὁ τοῦ ἱστορικοῦ ἑταῖρος) indicates. This permits us to date his akmé

Philostratus [2]

(1,178 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Giuseppe Ucciardello è stata pubblicata il 31/03/2006. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Philostratus [2] | Φιλόστρατος Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: Tyrus ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Filostrato di Tiro è citato da Fozio ( Bibl. cod. 150, 99a–b) come autore di un lessico sugli oratori, in concomitanza con la menzione delle opere analoghe di Giuliano (=> Iulianus [1]) e Valerio Diodoro (=> Valerius [2] Diodorus). Cohn ( Griech. Lexikogr., 1913, p. 590) ha proposto l’identifica…

Clemens

(1,392 words)

Author(s): Valente, Stefano
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Stefano Valente and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Clemens | Κλήμης Identity: Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNJ Place of Origin: ? Date: 1st-2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: We have no biographical information about Clemens. His Latin name suggests to date him in the imperial period, probably between the 1st and 2nd c. CE. Only three citations of Clemens survive in some lexicographical works…

Archibius [1]

(253 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 02/02/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Archibius [1] | Ἀρχίβιος Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd c. CE? ↓ To Source List Biography: Identifying Archibius with the son of Apollonius Sophista1 would place the former in the 2nd c. CE, but such a situation remains purely hypothetical: cf. F. Montanari, Apollonios [n. 12] Sophistes, N.P. 2 [1996], 884. Cohn seems to favor the identifi…
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