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

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Moschus of Syracuse
(416 words)

middle of the 2nd cent. BC;

Greek bucolic poet (alongside Theocritus [2] and Bion [2] of Smyrna).

Works

In total, Moschus is attributed with eight small poetic works: Érōs drapétēs, Eurṓpē, Epitháphios Bíōnos, Megára, and four Bukoliká. However, only the first two poems can be ascribed to him with complete certainty.

Manuscripts

The first four poems are …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Moschus of Syracuse”, 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 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0147>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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