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Chamaeleon
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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 Michele Corradi and published on 07/11/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Chamaeleon | Χαμαιλέων

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Heraclea

Date:

4th/3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

A native of Heraclea of Pontus, Chamaeleon was, according to Tatian1 (Or. 31), a student of the Peripatos. We should identify with this figure the Chamaeleon who, as is reported by Photius2 in an extract from the historian Memnon…

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Corradi, Michele, “Chamaeleon”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_Chamaeleon>
First published online: 2015



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