HERENNIUS PHILO , of Byblus,Greek grammarian, was
See also:born, according to Suidas, in A.D . 42 . He lived into the reign of
See also:Hadrian, of which he wrote a
See also:history, now lost . He was the author of various
See also:works: On the Acquisition and Choice of Books; On Cities and their Famous Men, epitomized by the grammarian Aelius Serenus, and one of the chief authorities used by
See also:Hesychius and Stephanus of
See also:Byzantium; On Synonyms, of which there is extant an epitome by Ammonius Grammaticus . But he is chiefly known for his
See also:translation of the Phoenician history of Sanchuniathon, who was said to have lived before the Trojan war . Of this
See also:work considerable fragments have been preserved, chiefly by
See also:Eusebius in the Praeparatio evangelica (i . 9, ro; iv . 16) . They
See also:present a euhemeristic rechauffe of Phoenician
See also:theology and
See also:mythology, which is represented as translated from the
See also:original Phoenician . Sanchuniathon is probably an imaginary personage, whose name is formed from that of the Phoenician
See also:god Sanchon .
See also:Editions of the fragments by J . C .
Orelli (1826) and C .
See also:Muller, Frag. hist. graec. vol. iii . In 186 F . Wagenfeld brought out what claimed to be a
See also:complete translation by Philo (from a MS. discovered in a convent in
See also:Portugal, now considered
See also:spurious) . There are
See also:translations by I . P .
See also:Cory (1828) and
See also:Bishop R .
See also:Cumberland (1720) .
PHILO OF LARISSA
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