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

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Mela, Pomponius
(608 words)

1st cent. AD;

Roman geographer from Tingentera (Southern Spain).

Works

Geographical description of the Mediterranean world.

Manuscripts

The transmission is based on a codex copied in the 9th cent. in the vicinity of Lupus of Ferrières and Heiric of Auxerre. It was only in the 14th, and above all in the 15th cent., that n…

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Pausch, Dennis, “Mela, Pomponius”, 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_0144>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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