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Isigonus

(3,998 words)

Author(s): Corradi, Michele
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Michele Corradi è stata pubblicata il 28/07/2016. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Isigonus | Ἰσίγονος Luogo di provenienza: Nicea Data: 1° sec. a.C.? ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Originario di Nicea, secondo Plinio ( nat. 7, 2, 12), Gellio (9, 4, 3–4) e Stefano di Bisanzio (ν 52 Billerbeck, s.v. Νίκαια, in cui deve essere accolta la congettura Ἰσίγονος di Holste per il tradito ἀρήγονος; cfr. Billerbeck 2014, p. 383 n. 87; Κιττιεύς in Cyr. Iul. 3, 88 è probabilmente frutto di un errore per Ν…

Amarantus

(3,291 words)

Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Amarantus | Ἀμάραντος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Alexandria Date: 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Athenaeus1 (10, 414f) identifies Amarantus as ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, but we do not know if this is simply a reference to his homeland or rather (also) to the geographical and cultural realm of his activity. The terminus post quem for his date is drawn fro…

Soteridas (Soteras)

(1,956 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Antonella Ippolito è stata pubblicata il 07/11/2019. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Soteridas (Soteras) | Σωτηρίδας (Σωτήρας) Identità: Pauly-Wissowa Luogo di provenienza: Epidauro? Data: 1° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Le notizie biografiche su questo grammatico sono tramandate da due articoli della Suda, probabilmente risalenti ad Esichio di Mileto (σ 875 e 876, s.v. Σωτηρίδας), ai quali va aggiunto quello riguardante Panfila (<=, π 139, s.v. Παμφίλη), che secondo l…

Ammonius [4] Neoplatonicus

(8,200 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 Pa…

Demetrius [4]

(3,479 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 first published on 12/02/2009 – (05/06/2009). Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Demetrius [4] | Δημήτριος Identity: Perseus | BNP Place of Origin: Byzantium Date: ca. mid-1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography:…

Diocles

(4,624 words)

Author(s): Bacigalupo, Valeria
Entry Version: This is the 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 D…

Amerias

(4,660 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 …

Alexander [5] Aetolus

(3,773 words)

Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Alexander [5] Aetolus | Ἀ…

Achilles [Tatius]

(3,074 words)

Author(s): Rossetti, Matteo
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Matteo Rossetti è stata pubblicata il 01/11/2018. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: …

Ister [2]

(563 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 …

Agelochus

(679 words)

Author(s): Perrone, Serena
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Serena Perrone and first published on 02/12/2015. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Agelochus | Ἀγέλοχος Place of Origin: ? Date: before 3rd c. CE. ↓ To Source List Biography: Apart from a citation in Athenaeus’1 Deipnosophistae (2, 54d) regarding a local name for chestnuts nothing is known about this grammarian. Meineke (1858-1867, ad loc. and 4, p. 28) corrected the name Ἀγέλοχος cited by Athenaeus to Ἀμφίλοχος , thus identifyin…

Philitas

(10,482 words)

Author(s): Dettori, Emanuele
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Emanuele Dettori è stata pubblicata il 01/10/2021. Grammatico: Nome: Philitas | Φιλίτας Luogo di provenienza: Cos Data: 4°-3° sec. a.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Filita (Φιλίτας, questa è la forma del nome da preferire, rispetto a Φιλήτας e, tanto più, a Φιλητᾶς: Sbardella 2000, pp. 3-7; Spanoudakis 2002, pp. 19-23; diversamente Kuchenmüller 1928, p. 17), di Cos, come concordano tutte le testimonianze (vd. Sbardella 2000, p. 7), tranne una che lo fa rodio ( Sch. KUm Theocr. 7, 40f; per questa incongruenza si ut…

Nicanor [2]

(2,137 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 26/07/2004. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Nicanor [2] | Νικάνωρ Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Cyrene Date: Hellenistic Age? ↓ To Source List Biography: The identification of this grammarian, who was a native of Cyrene according to Athenaeus1 (7, 296d), with the Alexandrian Nicanor son of Hermias2 was maintained in the past by Vossius ( Hist. Gr., 16512, p. 263) and Gräfenhan ( Klass. Philol., 1…

Polemarchus

(1,188 words)

Author(s): D’Alessandro, Giulia
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Giulia D’Alessandro and first published on 03/07/2016. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Polemarchus | Πολέμαρχος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 1st c. BCE-1st c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: The slight bits of information that we can recover from the testimonia which have survived about the work of Polemarchus could permit a reasonable conjecture for a date between the 1st c. BCE and the 1st c. CE: a terminus ante quem is rep…

Diodorus [1]

(1,520 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 28/01/2004. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Diodorus [1] | Διόδωρος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: ca. 1st c. CE? ↓ To Source List Biography: A tentative dating of this Diodorus to the 1st c. CE relies on the fact that he is cited repeatedly ( Sch. Dion. Thr. p. 183, 25-30 [Hilgard]; Ath. 11, 501d-e. 14, 642e) with Apion of Oasis1, who was probably a contemporary and collaborator of his.…

Theon [1]

(39,344 words)

Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Claudio Meliadò è stata pubblicata il 04/04/2019. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Theon [1] | Θέων Identità: BNP Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: 1° sec. a.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Teone, figlio di Artemidoro di Tarso (=> Artemidorus [1]), seguace di Aristofane di Bisanzio (<=), visse in età augustea o negli ultimi anni del periodo repubblicano (Bongelli 2000, p. 281) e guidò la scuola filologica di Alessandria prima di Apione (<=) (Matth…

Simaristus

(966 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: Simaristus | Σιμάριστος Place of Origin: ? Date: before 2nd-3rd c. CE. ↓ To Source List Biography: We have little information about Simaristus: we know neither his birthplace nor his date. The only possible chronological reference is the testimony of Athenaeus1, who cites him several times as the author of a work on synonyms in at least four books (A…

Hermap(p)ias

(1,969 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Lara Pagani è stata pubblicata il 27/04/2007. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Hermap(p)ias | Ἑρμαπ(π)ίας Luogo di provenienza: ? Data: ante 2° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Un grammatico di nome Ermapia o Ermappia è citato più volte negli scolî all’ Iliade, in alcuni casi per il tramite di Erodiano, che costituisce dunque il suo terminus ante quem. La fluttuazione del suo nome (Ἑρμαππίας in Sch. Il. 4, 235a1. a2. 21, 331e. 24, 557a; Ἑρμαπίας in Sch. Il. 11, 326b. 13, 137b. 21…
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