Aelius Aristides (Publius Aelius Aristides)
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b. 27 November AD 147 in Hadriani (Mysia);

d. after AD 177;

Greek orator; representative of the Second Sophistic.


Fifty-three orations (Lógoi [Log.]) have been preserved (some in fragments); a metric hymn to Asclepius survives as an inscription. Fals…

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Wißmann, Jessica, “Aelius Aristides (Publius Aelius Aristides)”, 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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