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Headword: Aristophanês
Adler number: alpha,3933
Translated headword: Aristophanes
Vetting Status: high
Of Byzantium, a grammarian, son of Apelles a troop-commander, student of Kallimakhos[1] and of Zenodotos,[2] the former as a young man, the latter as a boy; and in addition to these [he also studied under] Dionysios Iambos[3] and Euphronidas of Korinth or Sikyon.[4] He flourished in the 144th Olympiad.[5]
Greek Original:
Aristophanês, Buzantios, grammatikos, huios Apellou hêgoumenou stratiôtôn, mathêtês Kallimachou kai Zênodotou: alla tou men neos, tou de pais êkouse: pros de toutois kai Dionusiou tou Iambou kai Euphronida tou Korinthiou ê Sikuôniou. gegone de kata tên rmd# Olumpiada.
Probably c.257-180 (though see Pfeiffer 172).
RE Aristophanes(14); NP Aristophanes(4); OCD4 Aristophanes(2); FGrH 347.
[1] kappa 227.
[2] zeta 74.
[3] RE Dionysios(93); NP Dionysios(15).
[4] Otherwise unattested.
[5] 204-201.
[Original translation and notes by Malcom Heath; this entry had dropped out of the database: ARS]
R. Pfeiffer, History of Classical Scholarship, i (Oxford 1968) chap.5.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 8 May 2002@21:18:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note, bibliography, keywords; cosmetics) on 9 May 2002@03:26:07.
Catharine Roth (added italics) on 10 May 2010@19:25:34.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 12 April 2012@06:04:13.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@08:41:37.


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