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

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Statius , Papinius Publius
(674 words)

b. ca. AD 45 in Naples;

d. ca. AD 96;

Roman epic poet and writer of occasional verse.

Works

The epic poems Achilleid (incomplete), and Thebaid, as well as a collection of occasional verse (Silvae).

Manuscripts

The Thebaid is transmitted in more than 160 manuscripts, the Silvae in only a single man…

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Rühl, Meike, “Statius , Papinius Publius”, 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_0207>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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