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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 11/01/2016.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Chaeremon | Χαιρήμων

Place of Origin:



1st c. CE


The Egyptian priest Chaeremon, who was famous as a Stoic1 philosopher and grammarian, lived in the 1st c. CE. He taught at Alexandria and was certainly a prominent man in the cultural life of the city; he may have even had an important role at the Museum2 (according to some he…

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Perrone, Serena, “Chaeremon”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <>

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