Aristophanes of Byzantium

Aristophanes of Byzantium ăr˝ĭstŏf´ənēz, bĭzăn´shēəm, –tēəm [key], c.257–180 BC, Greek scholar. He was librarian at Alexandria, edited various texts, and reputedly invented the Greek diacritical marks. Aristarchus of Samothrace was his pupil.

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