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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 12/09/2005.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Theaetetus | Θεαίτητος

Place of Origin:



2nd c./6th c. CE (?)


A grammarian named Theaetetus is cited four times in the scholia to the first Idyll1 of Theocritus2 for remarks that involved problems of prosody3 (παίδιον as proparoxytone, Sch. Theocr. 1, 50b; the Doric4 accentuation of accusatives like πτώκας, Sch. 1, 110a. c), etymolog…

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Pagani, Lara, “Theaetetus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <>

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