The Art of Grammar

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For works in Latin by this title, see Ars grammatica.

The Art of Grammar (Greek: Τέχνη Γραμματική or (romanized) Technē Grammatikē) is a treatise on Greek grammar, attributed to Dionysius Thrax, who wrote in the 2nd century BC. It is the first work on grammar in Greek, and also the first concerning a Western language; it sought mainly to help speakers of Koine Greek understand the language of Homer and other great poets of the past.[1]

It was translated into Armenian and Syriac in the early centuries AD.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "The Art of Grammar", Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 15 July 2010.