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Michaelios Grammatikos
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[German version]

Otherwise unknown author of an epigram praising the image of Agathias (whom he extols as an orator and poet), of his brother and of his father Memnonius (Anth. Pal. 16,316). The poem will presumably have been affixed to the base of a statuary group in Myrina [4] (the town in l. 1), perhaps not long after the death of Agathias (after AD 580). Identification with later poets of the same name is improbable.

Bibliography

Av. and A. Cameron, The Cycle of Agathias, in: JHS 86, 1966, 8, Note 18.

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Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Michaelios Grammatikos”, 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 20 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e803920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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