(358 words)

active around AD 500;

probably came from the Syro-Palestine region;

Greek pagan historian.


His historical work is transmitted in a single manuscript, kept under locks in the Vatican from 1572; all editions prior to 1887 were based on a copy of this manuscript surreptitiously produced in…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Zosimus”, 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 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0238>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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