Dionysodorus
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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 20/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Dionysodorus | Διονυσόδωρος

Identity:

Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Troezen

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

A native of Troezen (Plut. Arat. 1, 1–1, 3; Ap. Dysc. Pron. p. 3, 12–29), Dionysodorus was a student of Aristarchus1 and dedicated himself to many fields of study. He is credited with a work On rivers (Περὶ ποταμῶν, Sch. Eur. Hip. 123) a…

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Pagani, Lara, “Dionysodorus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Dionysodorus>



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