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Sim(m)ias
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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 Claudio Meliadò and published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Sim(m)ias | Σιμ(μ)ίας

Identity:

Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNP

Place of Origin:

Rhodes

Date:

4th/3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

Sim(m)ias was the inventor of the technopaignion1 and the author of a collection of glosses2 in three books (Sud. σ 431), and so he is considered a representative of the poet-philologists, who are the examples par excelle…

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Meliadò, Claudio, “Sim(m)ias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Sim_m_ias>
First published online: 2015



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