2. A Greek grammarian, a disciple of Agathocles, and apparently a contemporary of the critic Aristarchus.
He wrote on the Homeric poems, and belonged to that class of critics who are termed the Chorizontes. (Eustath. ad Hom.
pp. 1035, 1173; Schol. Venet. ad Il.
5.269; Schol. ad Sophocl. Philoct.
201; Schol. Eurip. Vat. in Troad.
823, in Orest.
1347; comp. Grauert in the Rhein. Museum,
vol. i. p. 204, &c.; Welcker, der Epische Cyclus,