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

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Longus
(383 words)

AD 200;

Greek novelist.

Works

The romantic novel of Daphnis and Chloe is extant under the name of Longus, who is otherwise unidentifiable.

Translations

Thanks to its translation into various vernacular languages, particularly the French translation by J. Amyot, this novel greatly influenced the development of the early modern pastoral n…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Longus”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0131>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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