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Zopyrus

(2,691 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
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 10/10/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Zopyrus | Ζώπυρος Identity: BNP | BNJ Place of Origin: Magnesia Date: 4th/3rd c. BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: A person named Zopyrus called the Magnesian (ὁ Μάγνης), who claimed to have read (ἀναγινώσκεσθαι) Homer1 in a version in the Aeolic dialect, is cited next to Dicaearchus2 in a passage of the Anecdoton3 edited by Osann. If the cit…

Antidorus

(2,609 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
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 19/09/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Antidorus | Ἀντίδωρος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Cyme Date: 4th/3rd c. BCE? ↓ To Source List Biography: Immisch ( De gramm. principe, 1890, pp. 695-696) determined the correct name of this grammarian as Ἀντίδωρος. He had previously been referred to in manuscripts as “Αὐτόδωρος”, a reading that had been regarded as secure until …

Alexander [1]

(7,792 words)

Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 06/12/2005. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Alexander [1] | Ἀλέξανδρος Identity: Perseus | BNJ Place of Origin: Myndus Date: First half of the 1st c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: Nothing at all is known about the life of Alexander of Myndus, who for a long time was identified with Alexander Polyhistor1. Freudenthal ( Alex. Pol., 1875, pp. 18, 204) first made the distinction betwee…

Apollonius [3]

(2,086 words)

Author(s): Pagani, Lara
Entry Version: 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 23/01/2007. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Apollonius [3] | Ἀπολλώνιος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Citium Date: 1st c. BCE. ↓ To Source List Biography: The doctor Apollonius was a native of Citium on the island of Cyprus and was educated at Alexandria, where he was a student of Zopyrus1 (cf. Ap. in Hp. Art. 1, 2). Concerning his literary production, there is scholarly interest in his wo…

Zopyrus

(2,525 words)

Author(s): Ucciardello, Giuseppe
Versione della scheda: La prima versione italiana di questa scheda di Giuseppe Ucciardello è stata pubblicata il 10/10/2007. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Zopyrus | Ζώπυρος Identità: BNP | BNJ Luogo di provenienza: Magnesia Data: 4°/3° sec. a.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Un personaggio di nome Zopiro detto il Magnesio (ὁ Μάγνης), che pretendeva di leggere (ἀναγινώσκεσθαι) Omero in una redazione in dialetto eolico è citato accanto a Dicearco in un passo dell’ Anecdoton edito da Osann. Se si tratta di Magnesia al Sipilo, come notava Wilamowitz ( Sap…