Pantaenus
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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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 25/07/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Pantaenus | Πάνταινος

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP

Place of Origin:

Sicilia?

Date:

2° sec. d.C.

Biography:

The essential biographical information about Pantaenus, who was active in the reign of Marcus Aurelius1 and traditionally considered the first representative of the Alexandrian school2 of catechesis, is preserved by Eusebius3 (HE. 5, …

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Pantaenus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Pantaenus>



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