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Headword: *)ammw/nios
Adler number: alpha,1641
Translated headword: Ammonius, Ammonios
Vetting Status: high
Son of Ammonius; of Alexandria; an acquaintance of Alexander.[1] He succeeded Aristarchus[2] as head of school, before Augustus was monarch.[3]
Greek Original:
*)ammw/nios, *)ammwni/ou, *)alecandreu/s, *)aleca/ndrou gnw/rimos, o(\s kai\ diede/cato th\n sxolh\n *)arista/rxou pro\ tou= monarxh=sai to\n *au)/gouston.
See generally RE Ammonios(16); NP Ammonios(9); OCD4 Ammonius(1).
[1] Not identified.
[2] [alpha 3892] Aristarchus.
[3] This sentence -- a very vague chronological indicator, as Ammonius lived in the C2 BC -- derives from the scholia to Homer, Iliad 10.397.
Keywords: biography; chronology; epic; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 July 1999@14:46:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 June 2001@07:52:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@11:50:27.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 February 2012@05:11:53.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@08:30:44.


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