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Aristophanes of Byzantium

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Aristophanes of Byzantium, Gr. Αριστοφανης (Byzantium, 257Alexandria, 180 BC) was a significant Greek scholar. He was Head librarian of the Library of Alexandria. He created the accent system used in Greek to designate pronunciation, as the tonal, pitched system of archaic and classical Greek had given way to the stress-based system of Koine in an earlier period (or was still ongoing).

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