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 16/11/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Posidonius  | Ποσειδώνιος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 2nd c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Known from a few surviving fragments, the grammarian Posidonius was an ἀναγνώστης of Aristarchus1, as we know from the scholia to the
Iliad2 and Eustathius3, who drew on them (
Sch. Il. 6, 511a. 17, 75a, cf. Eustath.
ad Il. 659, 15–18. 1096, 12–15). Thi…