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Macrobius
(1,341 words)

[1] M., Theodosius Writer of the Saturnalia, c. 400

[German version]

A. Identification

There are three Latin works extant under the name Ambrosius Theodosius M., vir clarissimus and illustris (sometimes listed in reverse order): 7 bks. of Saturnalia(Sat.), 2 bks. of Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis (Somn.) and excerpts from De differentiis et societatibus Graeci Latinique verbi. Otherwise the author is unknown. However, the persons that appear in Sat. (Vettius Agorius P…

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Flamant, Jaques (Venelles) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Macrobius”, 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 15 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e715770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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