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Aristoxenus
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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 Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 26/06/2006 – 21/04/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Aristoxenus | Ἀριστόξενος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP

Place of Origin:

Tarentum

Date:

370/365 BCE-?

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Biography:

Aristoxenus, Ἀριστόξενος ὁ μουσικός, was born in Tarentum, the son of Spintharus1 (or Mnesias, which recent critics have identified as an abbreviated name derived from the verb μιμνήσκω – the use of names…

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Aristoxenus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Aristoxenus>
First published online: 2015



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