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

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Subject: Classical Studies

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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Zosimus

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Author(s): Kuhn-Chen, Barbara
active around AD 500; probably came from the Syro-Palestine region; Greek pagan historian. Manuscripts His historical work is transmitted in a single manuscript, kept under locks in the Vatican from 1572; all editions prior to 1887 were based on a copy of this manuscript surreptitiously produced in around 1572 by E. Provataris for M.A. Muretus. Works Greek Title Latin Title English Title Dating Brief Description 1 Ἱστορία νέα / Historía néa Nova historia New History AD 498–518 History of the Decline of the Rom. Empire (until just before AD 410) in 6 bks. Manuscripts Name / Number Dating Sele…