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Priscus
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Common Roman cognomen ('venerable').

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[1] Greek grammarian

(Πρεῖσκος/Preîskos). The 3rd cent. AD PTurner 39 (PIenensis inv. 267), a book catalogue from a private library, presents at line 4 'a commentary on epic verses by P.' [2], who is identified as one of the two Prisci mentioned in Ov. Pont. 4,16,10 (Priscus uter); he may be identical to Cluto…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Franke, Thomas (Bochum), Brisson, Luc (Paris) and Johne, Klaus-Peter (Berlin), “Priscus”, 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 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1008830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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