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

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Macrobius, Ambrosius Theodosius
(441 words)

the early 5th cent. AD;

Roman grammarian and philosopher.

Works

His main work, Saturnalia, is extant in fragments. Completely extant are his Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis, and, in excerpts, his grammatical treatise De differentiis et societatibus Graeci Latinique verbi (De diff. et sot.).

Manuscripts

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Horstmann, Henning, “Macrobius, Ambrosius Theodosius”, 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 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0138>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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