Anonymus Crameri

Dimitrios Papanikolaou (University of Democritus)
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The person known under the name of ‘Anonymus Crameri’ is a compiler of a medieval-era Greek orthographical treatise. Fragments of this orthographical treatise had been discovered under the title

Peri Posótētos

(='On Quantity of syllables') in cod. Barocc. 50 of the Bodleian Library and were published by J. Cramer (1835: 283-315) in a quite imperfect edition full of misreadings, which is only partially emended by R. Schneider (1887: 29-32).

The name and date of the Anonymus Crameri is unknown, but he is definitely older than Georgius Choeroboscus who used his treatise as one of his sources (on the Anonymus Crameri as a source for Choeroboscus, see Alpers 1969: 13-14; Alpers 2004: 33-34). Despite the fact that any precise dating is at the moment precarious, it seems that the treatise

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Citation: Papanikolaou, Dimitrios. "Anonymus Crameri". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 09 April 2019 [, accessed 16 July 2024.]

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