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Serapion
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(Σεραπίων; Serapíōn).

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[1] S. of Antioch Mathematical geographer, 1st cent. BC

Mathematical geographer to whom Plin. HN 1,2 referred to as gnomonicus ('measurer of shadows'). In 59 BC, Cicero (who was his contemporary) received S.'s geograp…

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Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Rist, Josef (Würzburg) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Serapion”, 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 03 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1109440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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