Achilles Tatius of Alexandria
(383 words)

2nd cent. AD;

author of a Greek romance novel.


Novel in eight books.


Twenty-three manuscripts are known, but only 12 contain the full text; most manuscripts date from the 16th cent.


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Τὰ κατὰ Λευκίππην καὶ Κλειτοφόντα/Tà katà Leukíppēn kaì Kleitophónta

The Adventur…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Achilles Tatius of Alexandria”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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