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

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Aratus of Soli
(400 words)

active from the end of the 4th cent. to the middle of the 3rd cent. BC;

Greek poet and scholar.

Works

Only the didactic poem Phainómena has been preserved.

Translations

The work enjoyed a wide reception in the form of ancient and medieval translations.

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Φαινόµενα/Phainómena

Phaenomen…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Aratus of Soli”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0029>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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