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A. Greek

(Ἀντώνιος; Antṓnios).

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[1] Thallus Epigrammatic poet, 2nd half of the 1st cent. BC

Epigrammatic poet from Miletus (according to [2] he had received Roman citizenship, through the patronage of Antonia Minor) lived in the 2nd half of the 1st cent. BC (in Anth. Pal. 6,235 the birth of a Καῖσαρ [Kaîsar] is celebrated, who is to be equated with either C. Julius Caesar, the grandson of Augustus, or with Germanicus). His five epigrams, which derive from the ‘Garland’ of Philippus, are ce…

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Degani, Enzo (Bologna), Fusillo, Massimo (L'Aquila), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), Berschin, Walter (Heidelberg), Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), Kaster, Robert A. (Princeton), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Antonius”, 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 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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