Demetrius [3]
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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 06/09/2013.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Demetrius [3] | Δημήτριος


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Place of Origin:

Magnesia (?)


mid-1st c. BCE


Demetrius was a scholar from a city named Magnesia that has not yet been identified (Magnesia-on-Sipylus? Magnesia-on-Meander? Magnesia of Thessaly?). He has been dated with certainty to the mid-1st c. BCE thanks to the evid…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Demetrius [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 August 2018 <>

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