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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 24/03/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Pythocles | Πυθοκλῆς

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We know nothing of this grammarian; he is known to us only through one attestation in the exegetical scholia ad Il. 21, 18. There Pythocles pronounced the sequence ὁ δἔσθορε in such a way that ὁ δέ constituted one word: he understood this as a substitute for the conjunction καί, and he establishe…

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Pagani, Lara, “Pythocles”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <>

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