Christodōros fl. 5th cent
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- Christodōros fl. 5th cent
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- Christodōrus, Coptites
Christodoros, aus Koptos
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- Cristodoro, c2000
Enkykl. Papyros, Larous, Britannika, c1994 (hdg.: Christodōros
poet of Egypt, 5th cent., whose only extant poem is entitled "
about statues adorning the Baths of Zeuxippus in Istanbul)
Greek and Latin authors, 1980
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 98
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 698: "Christodorus, a Greek poet of Coptus in Egypt, was the son of Paniscus, ...He is classed by Suidas as an epic poet, there is still extant a poet of 416 Hexamater verses..."
Brill's New Pauly: "Christodorus, from Coptus, Son of Paniscus
lived at the time of Anastasius I (491-518). Author of Πάτρια (Pátria), i.e. poems about the early histories of different cities (Thessalonica, Nakle, Miletus, Tralles, Aphrodisias and Constantinople). As well as Λυδιακά (Lydiaká), C. wrote an epic Ἰσαυρικά (Isauriká) about Anastasius' Isaurian wars. Extant is his ἔκφρασις ( Ekphrasis) of the 80 statues in the baths of Zeuxippus in Constantinople..." He wrote two epigrams (Anth. Pal. 7,697 and 698)..." from Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main). Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2009. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 14 January 2009 .
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- Smith's Dictionary