Flavius Sosipater Charisius
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Flavius Sosipater Charisius

Flavius Sosipater Charisius (fl. 4th century AD) was a Latin grammarian.

He was probably an African by birth, summoned to Constantinople to take the place of Euanthius, a learned commentator on Terence.[1] The Ars Grammatica of Charisius, in five books, addressed to his son (not a Roman, as the preface shows), has come down to us in a mutilated condition, the beginning of the first, part of the fourth, and the greater part of the fifth book having been lost.[1] The work, which is merely a compilation, is valuable as containing excerpts from the earlier writers on grammar, who are in many cases mentioned by name: Remmius Palaemon, Julius Romanus, Comminianus.[1]

The edition of Heinrich Keil, in Grammatici Latini, i. (1857), has been superseded by that of Karl Barwick (1925).

References

  1. ^ a b c Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Charisius, Flavius Sosipater" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 860.
  • Article by G. Gotz in Pauly-Wissowa, III. 2 (1899)
  • Teuffel, Wilhelm Sigismund and Schwabe, Ludwig von, History of Roman Literature (Engl. trans), Vol. I. 2
  • Frohde, in Jahr. f. Philol., 18 Suppl. (1892), 567-672


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