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Valerius Flaccus Setinus Balbus, Gaius (Valerius Flaccus)
(436 words)

d. after AD 79, but before AD 95;

Roman epic poet.

Works

The only extant work is his Argonautica.

Manuscripts

The epic poem is transmitted in two classes of manuscripts.

Works

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Brief Description

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Argonautica

The Voyage of the Argo

ca. AD 75

Epic poem about the journey of the Argonauts in 8 bks.; b…

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Rühl, Meike, “Valerius Flaccus Setinus Balbus, Gaius (Valerius Flaccus)”, 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 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0227>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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