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Cassiodorus, Flavius Magnus Aurelius
(730 words)

b. ca. AD 490 in Scylacium (Calabria);

d. ca. AD 590 in Scylacium;

author of historical, theological-philosophical, grammatical and panegyrical works; founder of the Monastery of Vivarium.

Works

Seven of his works survive intact.

Manuscripts

Cassiodorus’ works each have their own manuscript traditions.

Editions

Despite numerous partial edi…

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Backer, Keno, “Cassiodorus, Flavius Magnus Aurelius”, 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_0055>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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