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Aelius Aristides (Publius Aelius Aristides)
(2,180 words)

b. 27 November AD 147 in Hadriani (Mysia);

d. after AD 177;

Greek orator; representative of the Second Sophistic.

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Fifty-three orations (Lógoi [Log.]) have been preserved (some in fragments); a metric hymn to Asclepius survives as an inscription. Fals…

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Wißmann, Jessica, “Aelius Aristides (Publius Aelius Aristides)”, 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 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0004>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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