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Ister [1]
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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 Mario Regali and first published on 29/09/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Ister [1] | Ἴστρος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP | BNJ | FGrHist IV

Place of Origin:

Paphos?

Date:

3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

The information that we have about Ister’s homeland is contradictory: the Suda1 (ι 706, FGrHist 334 T 1) wavers between Cyrene and Macedonia (Κυρηναῖος ἢ Μακεδών; the entry Ἴστρος in the Suda is in all likelihood the resul…

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Regali, Mario, “Ister [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Ister_1>
First published online: 2015



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