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

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Aeneas Tacticus
(304 words)

active in the mid 4th cent. BC;

earliest Greek military writer.

Works

Only one longer fragment of his works on military matters has been preserved.

Manuscripts

The transmission is based on Laurentianus 55,4, of which four transcripts from the 16th cent. are extant.

Works

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Τακτικὸν ὑπόµνηµα περὶ τοῦ πῶς χρῆ πολιορκουµένου…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Aeneas Tacticus”, 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 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0005>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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