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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 23/05/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Ps.-Euclides | [Ἐυκλείδος]

Place of Origin:



3rd c. BCE


Some Late Antique sources like Proclus1, Marinus2, and, in the Byzantine Era, Theodorus Metochites3 mention a work on music by the mathematician Euclides4 (Αἱ κατὰ μουσικὴν στοιχείωσις or Μουσικῆς στοιχεῖα). These testimonia have asserted that the author of the …

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Ps.-Euclides”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 August 2018 <>

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