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(Παλλάδιος; Palládios).

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[I 1] Greek rhetor, 4th cent.

Greek rhetor of the first half of the 4th cent. AD (Suda s.v. P. gives his prime as under Constantinus [1] I) from Methone (probably the Messenian one). According to the Suda, in addition to declamations he wrote in all three rhetorical genres ( genera dicendi ) and also an antiquarian work on the festivals of the Romans (FGrH F 837). Whether P. is identical with one of the numerous Palladii mentioned in the letters of Libani…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), Gatti, Paolo (Trento), Touwaide, Alain (Madrid), Ruffing, Kai (Münster), Pollmann, Karla (St. Andrews) and Smolak, Kurt (Vienna), “Palladius”, 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 23 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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