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, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 May 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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