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Tiberius
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[I 1] Greek rhetor, prob. late 3rd/4th cent.

(Τιβέριος/Tibérios). Greek rhetor, probably of the late 3rd or 4th cents. AD, author of a small surviving treatise on figures (Περὶ τῶν παρὰ Δημοσθένει σχημάτων, Perì tòn parà Demosthénei schēmáton, 'On the figures in Demosthenes'), which uses Apsines as its main source. The latter's dates (1st half of 3rd cent. AD) are thus the only point of reference for dating T. The treatise deals separately with figures of thought (1-22) and figures of speech (23-42; Figures). Each section…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Steinbauer, Dieter (Regensburg), Eck, Werner (Cologne) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Tiberius”, 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 22 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill140060>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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