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

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Troy, Romance of: Dictys Cretensis and Dares Phrygius
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Two fictitious authors of Greek pseudepigrapha (‘eyewitness accounts’ of the Trojan War).

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Latin versions of the fictitious Greek eyewitness accounts; the dating of the translations, and the identity of the translators are not known or controversial; in the case of Dares, the existence of a Greek orig. is not confirmed.

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Jahn, Stefanie, “Troy, Romance of: Dictys Cretensis and Dares Phrygius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0226>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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