Aristarchus of Samothrace


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Aristarchus of Samothrace

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(Biography) ?220–?150 bc, Greek scholar: librarian at Alexandria, noted for his edition of Homer
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The Best of the Grammarians: Aristarchus of Samothrace on the Iliad
Ward Tonsfeldt, the early critic Aristarchus of Samothrace recognized this mnemonic feature in the Odyssey two millennia ago (443).
Zenodotus' edition--knowledge of which is derived almost entirely from later scholia on Homer--was severely attacked for its subjectivity by later scholars, notably one of his successors at the library, Aristarchus of Samothrace (c.