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

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Horapollo from Egypt
(222 words)

ca. AD 500;

author of a treatise on hieroglyphs.

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Greek treatise with allegorical-symbolical explanations of the Egyptian hieroglyphs that played a crucial role in the development of the emblematic genre during the Renaissance.

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Ἱερογλυφικά / Hieroglyphiká

Hieroglyphica

Hieroglyphics

Explanation of the Egyp. hieroglyphs

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Landfester, Manfred, “Horapollo from Egypt”, 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 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0113>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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