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Didymus [Didymos ho mousikos]locked

  • Lukas Richter

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(fl ?2nd half of 1st century Bce). Greek music theorist. Fragments of his work survive in quotation by Porphyry and Ptolemy. Most musicological studies have hitherto tacitly assumed him to be identical with the Alexandrian grammarian and lexicographer Didymus, nicknamed ‘Chalkenteros’ (or ‘Chalcenterus’; ...

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Journal of Music Theory
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