Aelius Sarapion (1087)
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Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Aelius Sarapion: Panegyrikos on the Emperor Hadrian (1087)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999.

Introduction/ Biographical Essay

The rhetor Sarapion of Alexandria can be securely dated to the epoch of Hadrian, because of his nomen gentile and his encomium on the emperor. I…

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Radicke, Jan, “Aelius Sarapion (1087)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>

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