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

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Bion of Smyrna
(478 words)

1st cent. BC; Greek bucolic poet (along with Theocritus [2] and Moschus [3] of Syracuse).

Works

A total of 19 small poetical pieces are ascribed to Bion. These include: the Epitáphios Adṓnidos, the Epithalámios Achilléōs kaì Dēidameías, and 17 Boukoliká. The two first-mentioned poems are probably spurious. Man…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Bion of Smyrna”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0050>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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