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

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Agathias
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b. ca. AD 532 in Myrina (Asia Minor);

d. shortly after AD 580;

Greek historian and poet.

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A work on contemporary history, as well as a collection of epigrams has been preserved. Of his collection of erotic mythological poems (Daphniaká), only the prologue has been transmitted in the Anthologia Palatina (6,80)

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Agathias”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0009>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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