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

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Manilius
(738 words)

1st cent. AD.;

Roman didactic poet;

his works were addressed to Augustus (books1 and 2, terminus post quem AD 9) and Tiberius [1] (book 4).

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The Astronomica is a textbook of astronomy and astrology, written in hexameters. Even though there is manuscript reference to a sixth book, and book 5 is assumed to contain a gap of unkn…

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Tschäpe, Elsa-Maria, “Manilius”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0140>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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