Aelius Herodian (Herodianos, Ailios)( Greek grammars)
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Biography Aelius Herodian (Herodianos, Ailios)
Herodian, Ely; Herodianos, Ailios, II in. n. e., Greek grammar. Son and disciple of Apollonius Diskola. Born in Alexandria, worked in Rome under Marcus Aurelius. His main work was the introduction of prosodiku (Katholike prosodia), dedicated to Emperor Marcus Aurelius, in which he reviewed the rules of accentuation in 60 000 words. G. discuss these rules in the first 19 books in the book. XX he worked, apparently, longitude and aspiration, as well as, perhaps, enclitic. In the later period of the various works was compiled book. XXI, dedicated to the phrase accents. From the bulk product G. preserved only quote from the Byzantine authors and some excerpts. G. based, as far as can be judged mainly on the works of Aristarchus of Samothrace and his followers, but objected to the overly rigid application of the principle of analogy with his own father Apollonius Diskola. Most of the lost works of Mr.. concerned the theory of stress, but also - spelling, the doctrine of forms (verba defectiva) and parts of speech. Preserved in the original small work on allocated words (Peri monerus lekseos), the words allocated to the stress or with endings and inflected forms, as well as Fileter (Philetairos), a short dictionary attitsizmov. Works G. often quoted by his followers and widely commented upon, allowing us to broadly re-establish his teachings.