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Achaeus

Achaeus  

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Of Eretria, Athenian tragic poet, to be distinguished from Achaeus of Syracuse, who may be the Achaeus who won a Lenaean victory c.356. According to the Suda the Eretrian was ...
Ammonius

Ammonius  

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(2nd cent. bc),pupil and successor of Aristarchus (2) (scholiast Iliad 10. 397; Suda, entry under the name), wrote besides a commentary on Homer (Oxyrhynchus Papyri 2. 121), other works ...
Apion

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(fl. 1st cent. ad),son of Posidonius, a Greek (or Graeco-Egyptian) born in El Kargeh oasis, where he studied under Didymus (1) and succeeded Theon (1) as head of the ...
Athenaeus

Athenaeus  

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(fl. c.ad 200),of Naucratis. His only extant work, Deipnosophists (‘Doctors at Dinner’), was probably completed soon after the death of Commodus in 192. It belongs to the learned variety of the ...
Bacchylides

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(c.520–450 bc),Greek lyric poet, nephew of Simonides. Although he was well known in Hellenistic and Roman times, only a handful of lines had survived in quotations when a papyrus containing his book ...
Heraclides Ponticus the Younger

Heraclides Ponticus the Younger  

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Grammarian, from Heraclea (3) Pontica, pupil of Didymus (1), later taught at Rome under Claudius and Nero, and wrote three books in Sapphic hendecasyllables (Athenaeus 649c), which may have ...
Nicanor

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Of Alexandria (1) (2nd cent. ad), wrote on the punctuation of the Iliad, of the Odyssey (see Homer), and of Callimachus (3); also a general work Περὶ στιγμη̑ς (on punctuation). ...
paroemiographers

paroemiographers  

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The proverb (παροιμία), or concise saying in common and recognized use, often summarizing experience or embodying practical wisdom, is a constant feature in Greek literature, both prose and verse, ...
Pausanias

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Were important Atticists at Rome in the 2nd cent. ad (see Asianism and Atticism). From Aristophanes (2) of Byzantium, Didymus (1), Pamphilus, and others they compiled Attic Lexica, used by Photius ...
pseudepigrapha

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Spurious or pseudonymous writings, especially Jewish writings ascribed to various biblical patriarchs and prophets but composed within approximately 200 years of the birth of Christ.
Ptolemaïs

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Of Cyrene (perhaps early 1st cent. ad), antiquity's only known woman musicologist (see music), wrote an ‘introductory treatise’, Pythagorean Elements of Music, in question-and-answer form (see ...
scholia

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Are notes on a text, normally substantial sets of explanatory and critical notes written in the margin or between the lines of manuscripts. Many of them go back to ancient commentaries (which might ...
Symmachus

Symmachus  

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(fl. c.ad 100)wrote a commentary with υπ̓οθέσεις (see hypothesis, literary (Greek) § (1) on Aristophanes (1) which owed much to Didymus (1) and was one of the main sources of the oldest scholia to ...
Tryphon

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Son of Ammonius, an important Greek grammarian from Alexandria (1) (late 1st cent. bc). His works, which were used by his contemporary Didymus (1), by Apollonius (13) Dyscolus, and very ...
Valerius Harpocration

Valerius Harpocration  

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Of Alexandria (1), lexicographer. He is perhaps to be identified among the tutors of the emperor Verus (Scriptores Historiae Augustae Verus 2. 5), and his date is established by the ...

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