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

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Rutilius Claudius Namatianus
(617 words)

b. in Toulouse (?); active in the 1st half of the 5th cent. AD;

Roman official, author of a Latin itinerary.

Works

The itinerary, written in elegiac distichs, is the only known work by Rutilius. The opening of the first book is missing, and only the first 68 verses of the second book are extant, together with a further 38 fragmentary verses.

Manuscripts

Both the ext…

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Tschäpe, Elsa-Maria, “Rutilius Claudius Namatianus”, 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 13 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0196>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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