Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Edited by: Manfred Landfester
The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts gives a clear overview of authors and Major Works of Greek and Latin literature, and their history in written tradition, from Late Antiquity until present: papyri, manuscripts, Scholia, early and contemporary authoritative editions, translations and comments.

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Iamblichus from Syria

(166 words)

Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
2nd cent. AD; author of a Greek romance novel. Works Novel preserved in fragments, primarily in the summary of Photius [2], Bibliotheca, Codex 94. Works Greek Title Latin Title English Title Dating Brief Description 1 Βαβυλωνιακά/Babylōniaká A Babylonian Story/Babylonian Tales 2nd cent. AD Novel about the adventures of the bridal couple Rhodanes and Sinonis Modern editions (complete works) Editor Selection / Vols. Place / Series Year Content / Notable Features 1 E. Habrich …


(120 words)

Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
Terminus ante quem: middle of the 1st cent. BC; author of a utopian Greek novel. Works Fragments of a novel are preserved in the paraphrase of Diodorus [18], Library of History 2,55–60. Works Greek Title Latin Title English Title Dating Brief Description 1 without title Utopian novel with the description of a blissful island Modern translations (complete works) …

Ignatius of Antioch

(2,967 words)

Author(s): Lechner, Thomas
d. in Rome between AD 105 and 135; bishop of Antioch [1]; the collection of letters of the so-called ‘middle recension’ are counted among the writings of the Apostolic Fathers ; should the seven letters of this collection be forgeries, however, it would mean that ‘Ignatius of Antioch’ is merely the pseudonym of an author of the Catholic Church in Asia Minor, who probably composed the letters of the middle recension around 165–175. Works A collection of letters has been preserved under Ignatius’ name that has, more than once, been the object of intense scrutiny, as it …