1st half of the 2nd cent. AD;
Author of a Greek didactic poem on the subject of geography.
The didactic poem Periḗgèsis tês oikouménès was a read widely from Antiquity to the early 19th cent. The acrostic formed by the lines 513–532 dates it securely to the reign of the emperor Hadrianus [II] (117–138).
130 manuscripts document the wide diss…