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Demetrius [13] Chlorus

(3,142 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 18/10/2011. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Demetrius [13] Chlorus | Δημήτριος ὁ χλωρός Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: mid-1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Demetrius, a grammarian of unknown origin, has been dated to ca. mid-1st c. BCE (V. di Benedetto, Demetrio Cloro e Aristone di Alessandria, «ASNP» 35 (1966), pp. 321-324, esp. pp. 322-323; F. Montanari, Demetrios (n. 36), N.P. 3…

Theon [1]

(38,919 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: Theon [1] | Θέων Identity: Pauly-Wissowa | BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Theon, the son of Artemidorus of Tarsus1, a follower of Aristophanes of Byzantium2, lived in the Augustan Age or in the final years of the Republican period (Bongelli 2000, p. 281) and led the philological school of Alexandria3 before Apion4 (Matth…

Nicander [2]

(6,733 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 published on 14/12/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Nicander [2] | Νίκανδρος Identity: Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Claros (Colophon) Date: 2nd c. BCE? ↓ To Source List Biography: The dating of Nicander is uncertain, since the biographical testimonia alternate between the reign of Ptolemy V Epiphanes (204–181 BCE), according to the first and fourth sections of the Vita Arati (pp. 8, 2…

Eutecnius

(1,211 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 29/06/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Eutecnius | Εὐτέκνιος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: ? Date: 3rd/5th c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Eutecnius is known as the author of a prose paraphrase of Nicander of Colophon’s1 Ἀλεξιφάρμακα2 and Θηριακὰ3 that is contained in the codex Vindob. med. gr. 14, the famous witness of Dioscurides5 dated to ca. 512 CE. The paraphrases are …

Dionysius [3]

(2,650 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: Dionysius [3] | Διονύσιος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Phaselis Date: 2nd c. BCE – ante 1st c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: Dionysius was a Greek grammarian1 of Phaselis (Lycia), whose date is fixed between a terminus ante quem represented by the mention of him by Didymus2 (1st c. BCE–1st c. CE) in Sch. Pind. N. 11 inscr. a., and a terminus post quem, namely …