Nicomachus Gerasenus
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 30/07/2004.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Nicomachus was a Neopythagorean1 philosopher famous as a mathematician and as a musical theorist; he lived between ca. 1st and 2nd c. CE. His geographical origin is attested by the epithet Γερασηνός by…

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Nicomachus Gerasenus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 18 August 2018 <>

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