Curtius Rufus, Quintus
(636 words)

1st cent. AD;

Roman Historian.


Historical work on Alexander the Great in 10 books.


A single Late Antique codex that is no longer extant survived into the Middle Ages. By way of another late 8th cent. manuscript, which is also lost, it laid the foundations for the manuscript…

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Pausch, Dennis, “Curtius Rufus, Quintus”, 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 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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