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Sopater [3]
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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 Carla Castelli and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Sopater [3] | Σώπατρος

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

?

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Biography:

The scholia to the Iliad (Sch. ex. Il. 23, 726a) cite an author named Sopater as the source of the name of a military tactic adopted by Odysseus during battle. Sopater was identified with some doubt as a rhetor vel grammaticus by Erbse (1969–1988, 6, Index I, s.v.), who in the textua…

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Castelli, Carla, “Sopater [3]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 December 2019 <http://dx_doi_org/10_1163/2451-9278_Sopater_3>
First published online: 2015



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