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Coryphaeus of Grammarians

Aristarchos of Samothrace. A coryphaeus was the leader of the Greek chorus; hence the chief of a department in any of the sciences or fine arts. Aristarchos, in the second century B.C., was the chief or prince of grammarians. (Greek, koruphaios, leader.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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