220 BC – Born from the Greek island of Samothrace. 160-145 BC – A pupil of Aristophanes of Byzantium, he was a librarian of the Library of Alexandria. – He established a critic edition of the Homeric poems and divided the Iliad and Odyssey into twenty-four books each. 145 BC – Died in ..
810 – Born in Italy. Anastasius Bibliothecarius was a language scholar, Roman cardinal, and influential political counselor to 9th-century popes. 848 – Anastasius became cardinal priest of the Church of St. Marcellus, Rome, after gaining prominence as a Greek scholar. 850 – He was excommunicated by a Roman synod. 853 – Was anathematized and deposed ..