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γραμμα^τ-ικός , ή, όν,
A.knowing one's letters, a good scholar, X.Mem. 4.2.20, Pl.Tht.207b, Arist.EN1105a21: Comp., Pl.Plt.285d, Ph.1.621; opp. ἀγράμματος, Arr.Epict.3.19.6; “ἀνὴρ γ.Plu.2.582a. Adv. “-κῶςPl.Tht. l.c., etc.
2. γ. ἔκπωμα a cup engraved with the alphabet or an inscription, Eub.69, cf. Ath.11.466d, Luc.Lex.7.
3. γ. ἀνάγκαι f.l. for γραμμικαί, Alex.Aphr.Pr.2.46.
II. Subst., γραμματικός, , teacher of the rudiments, Hp.Epid.4.37, Plu.2.59f:—fem. -κή, Sammelb.5753.
2. one who occupies himself with literary texts, grammarian, critic, Plb.32.2.5, D.L.3.61, D.Chr.53.1, IG14.1183, etc.; first used of Apollodorus of Cyrene, acc. to Clem.Al. Strom.1.16.79:—fem. -κή, , Ath.1.14d.
3. concerned with textual criticism, “ἐξήγησιςD.H.Th.51; γραμματικά, title of work by Eratosthenes, Clem.Al. l.c.
III. -κή (with or without τέχνη) grammar, Pl.Cra.431e, Sph.253a, etc.; “ γ. ἐπιστήμηArist.Top. 142b31.
b. faculty of scholarship, “γ. ἐστιν ἕξις παντελὴς ἐν γράμμασιEratosth. ap. Sch. D.T.p.160 H., cf. Ph.1.502, AP7.588 (Paul. Sil.).
2. alphabet, script, Str.3.1.6, Plu.Arist.1, etc.; ἱερὰ γ. hieroglyphic writing, OGI56.64 (iii B. C.).
IV. γραμματικόν, τό, fee paid to scribes in Egypt, PHib.1.110 (iii B. C.), PTeb.61b.89 (ii B. C.), etc.
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    • Plato, Sophist, 253a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 207b
    • Plato, Cratylus, 431e
    • Plato, Statesman, 285d
    • Plutarch, Aristeides, 1
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.2.20
    • Polybius, Histories, 32.2.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 3.1.6
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 7
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 53.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 51
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