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

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Agathias
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b. ca. AD 532 in Myrina (Asia Minor);

d. shortly after AD 580;

Greek historian and poet.

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A work on contemporary history, as well as a collection of epigrams has been preserved. Of his collection of erotic mythological poems (Daphniaká), only the prologue has been transmitted in the Anthologia Palatina (6,80)

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Agathias”, 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 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0009>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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