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

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Historia Apollonii regis Tyrii
(493 words)

Latin novel, possibly based on a Greek original.

Works

Romance and adventure novel about the wanderings of Apollonius, king of Tyre.

papyri

The fragmentary text preserved in PSI 151 and P. Mil. Vogliano 260 is, perhaps, the remnant of a Greek original on which the Latin text is based.

Manuscripts

The more than 70 manuscripts fall into three recensions: …

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Backer, Keno, “Historia Apollonii regis Tyrii”, 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 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0109>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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