Ister [2]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Mario Regali and first published on 29/09/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Ister [2] | Ἴστρος

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Only Stephanus of Byzantium1 (p. 349, 2 Meineke, s.v. Κάλλατις) mentions an Ister of Callatis, who was the author of a καλὸν βιβλίον περὶ τραγῳδίας of which we have no other testimony. There was probably originally in the Suda2 a life of our Ister, which was later blended with the life of Ister …

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Regali, Mario, “Ister [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 March 2018 <>

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