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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Xenophon of Athens

(708 words)

Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
b. ca. 430 BC in Athens; d. ca 354 BC (in Corinth?); versatile Greek writer with interests in history, politics, philosophy and practical matters. Works His entire work is extant: Agēsílaos ( Ages.); Anábasis ( An.); Apología ( Apol.); Apomnēmoneúmata ( Apomn,) : Athēnaíōn politeía ( Ath.pol.); Hellēniká ( Hell.); Hiérōn ( Hier.); Perì hippikês ( Hipp.); Hipparchikós ( Hipparch.); Kynēgētikós ( Kyn.); Lakedaimoníōn politeía ( Lak.pol.); Oikonomikós ( Oik.); Póroi ( Por.); and Sympósion ( Symp.). Manuscripts In the manuscript transmission, the corpus comprising the complet…

Xenophon of Ephesus

(325 words)

Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
active in the 2nd cent. AD; author of a romantic Greek novel in five books. Manuscripts Transmitted in a single codex. Works Greek Title Latin Title English Title Dating Brief Description 1 Τὰ κατ’ Ἀνθείαν καὶ Ἁβροκόµην Ἐφεσιακά / Tà kat’ Antheían kaì Habrokómēn Ephesiaká ( Ephes.) Ephesiaca de amoribus Anthiae et Abrocomae The Ephesian Story of Anthea and Habrocomes 2nd cent. AD Novel about the separation and reunion of lovers Anthea and Habrocomes Manuscripts Name / Number Dating Selection Content / Notable Features 1 Laurentianus conventi sopressi 627 13th cent. Also contains novel…

Xenophon/Pseudo-Xenophon

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Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
5th cent. BC Works A writing called Constitution of the Athenians has been transmitted under the name of the Greek historian Xenophon [2]. The work is from the 2nd half of the 5th cent. BC. The attribution to Xenophon is nowadays considered false. Editions Since the Editio princeps (Venice 1525), the work has regularly been edited as a part of the collected works of Xenophon; it has been known in Latin translations since 1534. Works Greek title Latin title English title Dating Brief description 1 Ἀθηναίων πολιτεία / Athēnaíōn politeía Res publica Atheniensium Constitution of the Athenians P…