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

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Athenagoras
(767 words)

2nd half of the 2nd cent. AD;

Greek Christian author.

Works

Two works have been transmitted; one apologia of Christianity and a treatise on the resurrection.

Manuscripts

All of the approximately 20 manuscripts are derived from a single manuscript, Parisinus gr. 451 (the so-called Arethas Codex), either directly or indirectly.

Editions

The first editions date from the 16th cent. Th…

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Heil, Uta, “Athenagoras”, 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_0038>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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