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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Martina Savio and first published on 29/07/2014.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Menis | Μῆνις

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Menis’ name is found only in a commentary in continuous lemmata on papyrus, and this commentary is dedicated to linguistic-stylistic and mythological exegesis of Il. 7, 75-851 (POxy. 8, 1087 = MP3 1186, col. 2, 61-63 [2, p. 225 Erbse]). Here the name of Menis, whom Erbse defined as a “grammaticus ignotu…

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Savio, Martina, “Menis”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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