Posidonius [1]
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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 16/11/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Posidonius [1] | Ποσειδώνιος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

Known from a few surviving fragments, the grammarian Posidonius was an ἀναγνώστης of Aristarchus1, as we know from the scholia to the Iliad2 and Eustathius3, who drew on them (Sch. Il. 6, 511a. 17, 75a, cf. Eustath. ad Il. 659, 15–18. 1096, 12–15). This title most …

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Pagani, Lara, “Posidonius [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Posidonius_1>



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