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Headword: Ἡρωδιανός
Adler number: eta,546
Translated headword: Herodianos, Herodianus, Herodian
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Of Alexandria.[1] Grammarian; son of the grammarian Apollonius, who was nicknamed Dyscolus.[2] He lived under the Caesar Antoninus, also called Marcus;[3] so he was younger than Dionysius the author of the history of music[4] and Philo of Byblos.[5] He wrote many works.
Greek Original:
Ἡρωδιανός, Ἀλεξανδρεύς, γραμματικός, υἱὸς Ἀπολλωνίου τοῦ γραμματικοῦ, τοῦ ἐπικληθέντος Δυσκόλου. γέγονε κατὰ τὸν Καίσαρα Ἀντωνῖνον, τὸν καὶ Μάρκον, ὡς νεώτερον εἶναι καὶ Διονυσίου τοῦ τὴν Μουσικὴν ἱστορίαν γράψαντος καὶ Φίλωνος τοῦ Βυβλίου. ἔγραψε πολλά.
Notes:
[1] RE Herodianos(4); OCD4 Herodian(1).
[2] alpha 3422: Apollonius.
[3] mu 214: Marcus Aurelius, ruled AD 161-180.
[4] delta 1171: Dionysius.
[5] phi 447: Philo.
Reference:
A.R. Dyck, 'Aelius Herodian: recent studies and prospects for future research' ANRW II 34.1 (1993) 772-94
Keywords: biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; meter and music
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 2 March 2001@23:35:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 24 March 2002@17:36:04.
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