Eulogius Scholasticus

Dimitrios Papanikolaou (University of Democritus)
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Writer of a grammatical treatise entitled Ἀπορίαι καὶ λύσεις (


), compiled sometime during the later antiquity (5th-6th cent. AD.; see discussions in Schmidt 1862: clxxxvii; Reitzenstein 1897: 351-360; Cohn 1907a: 1072; Dyck 1983-1995: 1. 31). The treatise was organised in the form of “question and answer” and was concerned with solutions to the difficult morphological features of certain (mostly Homeric) words; the treatise also included etymological observations justifying the morphology of each word under discussion. The title of Eulogius’ treatise was preserved in the

Etymologicum Magnum



638, 33 Gaisford); another title also referred to in the

Etymologicum Magnum

(περὶ δυσκλίτων ὀνομάτων, “On Words with…

1542 words

Citation: Papanikolaou, Dimitrios. "Eulogius Scholasticus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 January 2020 [, accessed 18 July 2024.]

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