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

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Alexander Romance (Pseudo-Callisthenes)
(1,722 words)

probably active in the 3rd cent. BC;

pseudonymous author of a fictional biography of Alexander [4] the Great.

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The Alexander Romance is preserved in four Greek recensions (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Epsilon). Of Alpha there is only a single manuscript (A); missing sections can be filled in from the Armenian translation (probably 5th cent.). A presumed fifth, now lost, recension (Delta) serves to…

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Stoneman, Richard, “Alexander Romance (Pseudo-Callisthenes)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0011>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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