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Arrianus
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[1] Author, 2nd cent. AD

Author (probably 2nd cent. BC) of a Greek translation of  Virgil's Georgica, an epic about  Alexander [4] and numerous poems of praise of  Attalus. The works have been lost (Suda α 3867).

[2] A. of Nicomedia Greek philosopher and historian, born around AD 85-90

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A. Name

Inscriptions attest to the existence of L. Flavius Arrian…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Heucke, Clemens (Munich), “Arrianus”, 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 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e200670>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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