Phaedrus, Gaius Iulius
(546 words)

b. ca. 15 BC in Macedonia, possibly in Pydna;

d. around the middle of the 1st cent. AD in Rome;

Roman fabulist.


First collection of fables in Latin literature, written in iambic senarii; in addition to the majority o…

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Ihm, Sibylle, “Phaedrus, Gaius Iulius”, 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 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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