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Democritus
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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 Paola Ascheri and published on 06/09/2018.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Democritus | Δημόκριτος

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Troezen

Date:

ante 2nd-3rd c. CE

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Biography:

The two fragments that bear the name of Democritus of Troezen, preserved by the Certamen Homeri et Hesiodi1 and by Diogenes Laertius2, have been attributed until now to the grammarian3 Demetrius of Troezen4, on the basis of two authorit…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Democritus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Democritus>
First published online: 2015



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