Heliodorus of Emesa
(300 words)

3rd/4th cent. AD;

author of a Greek novel in ten books.

Works

Greek Title

Latin Title

English Title

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Brief Description

1

Αἰθιοπικά / Aithiopiká

Aethiopica

An Ethiopian Romance (or: Story)

3rd/4th cent. AD

Novel about the separation and reunion of Theagenes and Charicleia

Manuscripts

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Selection

Content / Notable Features

1

Vaticanus gr. 1390

13th/14th cent.

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Cite this page
Landfester, Manfred, “Heliodorus of Emesa”, 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 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0100>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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