Demetrius [10]
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Entry Version:

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 05/06/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Demetrius [10] | Δημήτριος


Perseus | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Salamis (Cyprus)




Stephanus of Byzantium1 furnishes the only two pieces of information that we know about this person: he was native of Cyprian Salamis, and he believed that the name of this Cypriote city was derived from the name of a wind, the κάρβα, which blows in…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Demetrius [10]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 March 2018 <>

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