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Hephaestion
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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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 12/12/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Hephaestion | Ἡφαιστίων

Identity:

Perseus | BNP

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

2nd c. CE

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Biography:

The biographical information that we have for the metrician1 Hephaestion is quite meager. O. Hense (Hephaistion [n. 7], RE 8, 1 [1912], p. 295) thought that he was the son of Ptolemy Chennos2 and that his grandfather was th…

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Ippolito, Antonella, “Hephaestion”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Hephaestion>
First published online: 2015



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