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I. Greek

(Μαρκέλλος; Markéllos).

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[I 1] From Pergamum, orator, 2nd cent. AD, [1]

Rhetor from Pergamum known solely from a brief reference in the Suda; he is said to have written a book (or several books) entitled Ἀδριανὸς ἢ περὶ βασιλείας/Adrianòs ḕ perì basileías (‘Hadrian, or On Monarchy’). He would thus have lived in the first half of the 2nd cent.; whether Dio's [I 3] speeches perì basileías, addressed to Trajan, served as a model is uncertain.

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[I 2] From Side, p…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), Rist, Josef (Würzburg), Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Portmann, Werner (Berlin), Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich) and Touwaide, Alain (Madrid), “Marcellus”, 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 19 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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