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Marinus
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[German version]

I. Greek

(Μαρῖνος; Marînos).

[German version]

[I 1] M. of Tyre Greek geographer, 2nd cent. AD

Greek geographer, known only through his immediate successor Claudius Ptolemaeus, who mentions M. as a source in his ‘Introduction to the Representation of the Earth (γεωγραφικὴ ὑφήγησις/geōgraphikḗ hyphḗgēsis, = ‘G.). Arabic texts which mention M. all trace back to the ‘G. [8. 189].

Place names used by M. allow his work to be dated to between AD 107 and 114/5; cities are mentioned with the name of Trajan refe…

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Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), Nutton, Vivian (London), Rist, Josef (Würzburg), Saffrey, Henri D. (Paris), Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Marinus”, 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill800780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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