Philemon [3]
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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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 30/03/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Philemon [3] | Φιλήμων

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

2nd/3rd c. CE

Biography:

A grammarian of the imperial age, Philemon has now been dated to ca. 200 CE on the basis of several pieces of evidence, which are not of the same value:

1) Oros1 (5th c. CE) could offer a terminus ante quem, if he is in fact the source, through Choeroboscus2, of the…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Philemon [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Philemon_3>



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