Ammonius [5] Peripateticus (?)
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Paola Ascheri and first published on 12/04/2011.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Flavius Philostratus1 (ca. 172-ca. 247 CE) mentions a Peripatetic2 philosopher named Ammonius as the teacher of the sophist Hippodromus of Thessaly3 (floruit end of the 2nd-beginning of the 3rd c. CE). This Ammonius was celeb…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Ammonius [5] Peripateticus (?)”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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