Alexander [4]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Flavia Cecchi and first published on 31/07/2014.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Alexander [4] | Ἀλέξανδρος

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Alexander is known to us from only two citations, both preserved by Eustathius1 and derived from the collection of aitia and paradoxa of Ptolemy Chennos2.  Because of the doubts raised by critics about the reliability of Ptolemy in his citation of auctoritates, the figure of Al…

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Cecchi, Flavia, “Alexander [4]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 August 2018 <>

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