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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 27/04/2011.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Sosigenes | Σωσιγένης

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Sosigenes is a grammarian known to us from four attestations in the scholia on the Iliad1, where he is cited for his Homeric2 ἔκδοσις (ἡ Σωσιγένους [sc. ἔκδοσις]). His date remains uncertain (J. La Roche, Die Homerische Textkritik im Altherthum, Leipzig 1866 (repr. Hildesheim 1992), p. …

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

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