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

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Edited by: Manfred Landfester
The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts gives a clear overview of authors and Major Works of Greek and Latin literature, and their history in written tradition, from Late Antiquity until present: papyri, manuscripts, Scholia, early and contemporary authoritative editions, translations and comments.

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Florus, Publius Annius (Lucius Annaeus Florus)

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Author(s): Pausch, Dennis
b. in the second half of the first cent. AD; d. in the second half of the second cent. AD; Roman historian. Works Roman history Manuscripts Two manuscript families existed in the Early Middle Ages, one that divides the work into two books, and the other that divides it into four. Both of these manuscript families, however, derive from the same Late Antique codex that is now lost. There was a marked increase in the number of manuscripts from the 11th/12th cents. onwards. Translations Florus’ summary of the history of Rome was translated into German and Italian as early as the mi…