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Acacius
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(Ἀκάκιος; Akákios).

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[1] Rhetorician and poet from Caesarea

Rhetorician and poet from Caesarea, contemporary of  Libanius, who mentions A. numerous times in his letters, also known through Eunapius (Vitae Sophist. 497, cf. PLRE s. v. Acacius 6-8). After completing his studies in Athens, A. taught in Antioch [1]. He is said to have been su…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald) and Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), “Acacius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e111460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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