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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 499 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARISTONICUS, of Alexandria, Greek grammarian, lived during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius. He taught at Rome and wrote commentaries and grammatical treatises. His chief work was IIepi Xrlµeiwv '0/.4 poi), in which he gave an account of the " critical marks " inserted by Aristarchus in the margin of his recension of the text of the Iliad and Odyssey. Important fragments are preserved in the scholia of the Venetian Codex A of the Iliad. Friedlander, Aristonici IIepi E17µeiwc 'I),L&Sor reliquiae (1853); Carnuth, Aristonici IIepi E,7µeiwv'03scraeia reliquiae (1869).
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