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Philtatius
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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 published on 02/04/2020.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Philtatius | Φιλτάτιος

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

?

Date:

4th/5th c. CE

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Biography:

The grammarian Philtatius is known only from a fragment of Olympiodorus of Thebes1 (ap. Phot. Bibl., cod. 80, 1 60b, 7–11) and probably had direct contact with that historian, as the phrase Φιλτάτιος ὁ τοῦ ἱστορικοῦ ἑταῖρος in Photius2 indicate…

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Regali, Mario, “Philtatius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Philtatius>
First published online: 2015



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