Polemon [2]
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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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 22/11/2004.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Polemon [2] | Πολέμων

Place of Origin:



4th c. CE


Polemon is a grammarian whom Johannes Lydus1, in the course of a geographical note, mentions as a commentator on Lucan’s2 Pharsalia3: Lydus cites Polemon for the idea that the Epirotes were descended from the Syrians, which evidently appears in the exegesis of Luc. Phars. 5, 94

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Polemon [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Polemon_2>

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