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Tyrannion [1] Maior
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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 20/02/2006 – 01/12/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


A native of Amisus in Pontus, the grammarian Tyrannion lived in the time of Pompey the Great1, according to the Suda2 (τ 1184), and he died at an advanced age. In the date given by the Suda for his death, ὀλυμπιάδι ριηʹ, ἐ…

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Pagani, Lara, “Tyrannion [1] Maior”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Tyrannion_1_Maior>
First published online: 2015

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