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Florus (Publius Annius Florus): Epitoma de Tito Livio
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Publius Annius Florus (also wrongly given as Lucius Annaeus F. in some MSS), was born after the middle of the 1st cent. AD (AD 70?) in the province of Africa, and died during the reign of Hadrian (some years before AD 140?). He took part in the Capitoline poetic agons of AD 86, 90 and 94, but on each occasion he lost to his fellow contestant, the Emperor Domitian. After years of a nomadic life a…

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Raschle, Christian, “Florus (Publius Annius Florus): Epitoma de Tito Livio”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 5 : The Reception of Classical Literature, English edition by Matthijs H. Wibier (2012). Original German-language edition: Die Rezeption der antiken Literatur. Herausgegeben von Christine Walde in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 7. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2010). Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps5_e413160>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: 9789004218932, 20101111



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