Longinus / Pseudo-Longinus / Auctor Perì hýpsous
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Anonymous author of the Greek literary aesthetic treatise Perì hýpsous (1st cent. AD), whose identity has not yet been proved. The initial attribution to the rhetor and philosopher Cassius Longinus [13] in the ed. princ. has long been abandoned. Yet, despite various subsequent suggestions, the identity of the original a…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Longinus / Pseudo-Longinus / Auctor Perì hýpsous”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0130>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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