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Dionysius of Halicarnassus
(1,320 words)

b. ca. 60 BC in Halikarnassus;

active in Rome between 30 BC and 7 BC;

d. after 7 BC;

Greek literary critic, historian and rhetorician.

Works

His work consists of the historical treatise Rhòmaikè` archaiología (Arch.), and several parallel compositions of a rhetorical-critical nature. Of Arch., only books 1–10 and 11 (with gaps) are pr…

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Pinkepank, Anne, “Dionysius of Halicarnassus”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0078>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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