Ammonio di Alessandria [book]

Giulia D'Alessandro
2020 unpublished
Ammonius of Alexandria, arguably the most eminent student of Aristarchus and his successor as head of the Library of Alexandria, plays a crucial role in the history of Hellenistic philology. In this critical edition, the 11 testimonies and 31 fragments attributed to Ammonius are sys-tematically compiled, translated into Italian, extensively commented on and analysed for the first time. The book thus shows that Ammonius's oeuvre is much richer than previously thought. In addition to Aristarchus'
more » ... Homeric editions, of which Ammonius was considered an authoritative source and for whose transmission he was responsible, he extensively studied the writings of Homer, Anacreon, Pindar, Plato and the Comedy.
doi:10.5771/9783896658128 fatcat:4zolyb6q7fbjjnkdl2f6waodou