(Κάλλιστος; Kállistos). Author of an epic about the Persian Wars of Emperor Iulianus, whom he accompanied on his campaigns in his role as domesticus (Socr. 3,21,14-17). He reports how the emperor died having been slain by a daimon. Possibly he is identical with Callistion, the epic poet and assessor of the praefectus praetorio Orientis Sallustius Secundus, to whom Libanius addressed his letters no. 1233 and 1251.
O. Seeck, RE Suppl. 4, 864.
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Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari),
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 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e607110>
First published online: 2006
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