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

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Manilius
(738 words)

1st cent. AD.;

Roman didactic poet;

his works were addressed to Augustus (books1 and 2, terminus post quem AD 9) and Tiberius [1] (book 4).

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The Astronomica is a textbook of astronomy and astrology, written in hexameters. Even though there is manuscript reference to a sixth book, and book 5 is assumed to contain a gap of unkn…

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Tschäpe, Elsa-Maria, “Manilius”, 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 24 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0140>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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