Eratosthenes Scholasticus fl.6. Jh
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- Eratosthenes Scholasticus fl.6. Jh
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- Ἐρατοσθένης, σχολαστικὸς
Eratosthène, le Scolastique
Eratosthenes Scholasticus, Epigrammaticus
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TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 154
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 2, 1867, p. 47: "Eratosthenes Scholasticus, the author of four epigrams in the Greek Anthology...to which may be added, on the authority of the Vatican MS, a fifth, which stands in the Anthology among those of Paul the Silentiary...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Writer of epigrams of the Justinian period (2nd half of the 6th cent. AD), of whose epigrams at least five from the ‘Kyklos’ of Agathias are extant (disputed are Anth. Pal. 5,243f.
they may only with difficulty be attributed to him). These are erotic (5,242
the first poem is uncommonly obscene), dedicatory (6,77f.) and epideictic (9,444) epigrams that may no longer be described as carefully writ ten...." Degani, Enzo (Bologna). "Eratosthenes." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2009. Brill Online. Tufts University Library.
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- Smith's Dictionary
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