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Albinus
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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 Fausto Montana and first published on 08/10/2002.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Albinus | Ἀλβῖνος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

2nd c. CE

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Biography:

Albinus was a student of Gaius, a representative of Middle Platonism1, and an active teacher: Galen2 was one of his students when he moved from Pergamum to Smyrna in 151-152 CE to pursue his medical studies (Gal. Libr. 2: 19, 16 Kuhn). What we know of Albinus…

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Montana, Fausto, “Albinus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Albinus>
First published online: 2015



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