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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Nonnus

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Author(s): Hagelberg, Leonie
5th cent. AD; from Panopolis in Egypt; Greek epic poet. Works Extant are the epic poem Dionysiaká, and a paraphrase of the Gospel of John. Manuscripts The two manuscripts each have their own tradition. Translations Unlike the Dionysiaká, the paraphrase was widely known at an early stage through Latin translations. Works Greek Title Latin Title English Title Dating Brief Description 1 Διονυσιακά / Dionysiaká ( Dion.) Dionysiaca betw. AD 444 and 450 Account of the entire Dionysius myth in 48 bks., comprising 21,382 hexameters 2 Μεταβολὴ τοῦ κατὰ Ἰωάννην εὐαγγελίου ἁγίου / Metabolḕ toû …

Notes to the User

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Author(s): The Editors
The supplement series aims to augment and expand the material in the fifteen volumes of the New Pauly. The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors can thus be used not only in conjunction with these volumes, but also as an independent reference work in its own right. The present work contains cross-references in the form of hyperlinks, which may either refer to another article in this same work (marked by an arrow in the print version) or to an entry in volumes 1–15 of the encyclopaedia (marked by an asterisk or by the square brackets indicating a subentry in the print version). Arrangement of Ent…

Novel (Greek), fragments of

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Author(s): Landfester, Manfred
Works Novels extant in fragments through their transmission in the works of other authors, particularly including those of Antonius [3] Diogenes, Ta hypèr Thúlēn ápista, and Iamblichus [3] of Syria, Babyloniaká. Those preserved on papyri include Ninos, Parthenope, and Sesonchosis. Modern translations (individual works) Translator Selection / Vols. Place / Series Year Language 1 B. Kytzler in Im Reiche des Eros, Vol. 2, 667–750 (Munich) 1983 GE 2 G. Sandy, B.P. Reardon in CAGN, 773–827 1989 EN Modern bilingual editions Translator Selection / Vols. Place / Series Year Language 1 S.A. S…