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Demetrius [2]
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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 Lara Pagani and first published on 20/02/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Demetrius [2] | Δημήτριος

Identity:

BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Scepsis

Date:

born ca. 205 BCE

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Biography:

Demetrius was a scholar and antiquarian from Scepsis in the Troad, and he had a wealthy and noble background, as Diogenes Laertius1, who calls him a φιλόλογος (5, 84) among other things, informs us. Strabo2 calls him a contemporary of Cra…

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Pagani, Lara, “Demetrius [2]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Demetrius_2>
First published online: 2015



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