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

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Musaeus Grammaticus
(325 words)

5th cent. AD;

author of a Greek epyllion.

Works

Narrative poem in 343 hexameters.

Manuscripts

More than 30 manuscripts are known.

Translations

This small work is one of the most frequently translated ancient texts. Early Latin translations (the first in 1494) were followed from the mid-16th cent. onward by numerous translations and adaptations in various vernacular languages.

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English Title

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Landfester, Manfred, “Musaeus Grammaticus”, 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_0149>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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