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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.



Agelochus | Ἀγέλοχος

Place of Origin:



before 3rd c. CE.


Apart from a citation in Athenaeus1 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 identifying this person…

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Perrone, Serena, “Agelochus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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