TRAK Dionysius (Dionysios Thraks)( Greek grammars)
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Dionysius Truck; Dionysios Thraks, OK. 170-OK. 90 years. BC. e., Greek grammar. He was educated in Alexandria, . pupil Aristarchus of Samothrace, . lived on Rhodes, the author does not preserve comments to Homer and the first systematic grammar of the Greek language, . published in modern times under the title Grammar (Techne grammatike),
. For D.T. Grammar is a study of, . say that poets and writers, he divides it into 6 parts: a careful reading of the text (anagnosis), . explanation of rhetorical figures, . explanation of the meanings of words, . etymology, . analogy (an exposition of grammatical patterns) and the critic (evaluation of authenticity and aesthetic value of literary works),
. Contrary to the definition of grammar, after the division of anagnozise he expounds the doctrine of letters, syllables and parts of speech. Following Aristarchus he devotes 8 parts of speech, as opposed to Aristotle and the Stoics senior, spends only three, totally unrepresented in D.T. syntax and style. Throughout the medieval Byzantine Grammar D.T. was the basis of knowledge of Greek. Because relying on D.T. Latin grammar and Donata Pristsiana, she later became a model for the grammars of all European languages, and almost to the XVIII century. remained the basis for the study of grammar in schools.