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Dionysius, Thrax

LC control no.n 87807248
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPA3968.D42 PA3968.D43
Personal name headingDionysius, Thrax
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Variant(s)Denys, de Thrace
Dionysios, ho Thrax
Dionysios, Thrax
Dionysius, the Thracian
Dionysius Thrax
Thrax, Dionysius
Διονύσιος, ὁ Θρᾳ̂ξ
Dionysius, Thrax, approximately 180 B.C.-approximately 90 B.C.
Associated placeAlexandria, Egypt Rhodes, Greece
Birth date-0179~
Death date-0089~
Field of activityGreek language
Profession or occupationgrammarian
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inAdontsʻ, N. Denys de Thrace et les commentateurs arméniens, 1970.
LC data base, 2/9/87 (hdg.: Dionysius Thrax; usage on German record: Dionysios Thrax)
Oxford class. dict. (Dionysius, surnamed Thrax, ca. 170-ca. 90 B.C.)
Oxford companion to class. lit., 1989 (Dionysius the Thracian)
Brill's new Pauly online, 24 February 2011 (Dionysius Thrax ; Διονύσιος ὁ Θρᾳ̂ξ; Greek philologist and grammarian who lived from c. 180/170 to c. 90 BC. The reason for the epithet is unknown; assumed to be from Alexandria; after leaving Alexandria he taught in Rhodes; devoted himself primarily to the philology of Homer; also worked on Hesiod and possibly Alcman)
Associated languagegrc