Ninnius Crassus 1st cent. B.C.
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- Phi id:
- Ninnius Crassus 1st cent. B.C.
- Alt names:
- Crassus, Ninnius
- Field of activity:
- His Ilias [CF] 1991: PHI CD ROM #5.3, Latin Canon, bibliographic screen
Oxford class. dict., 1st ed.: p. 609 (Ninnius Crassus
?early 1st B.C.
author of a translation of the Iliad)
Pauly-Wissowa: 33. Halbbd., c. 633
, #6 (Ninnius Crassus
translator of the Iliad in hexameters)
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 2, 1867, p. 1203: "Ninius Crassus, is mentioned as one of the translators of the Iliad into Latin verse.."
Brill's New Pauly: "Republican writer, who translated the ‘Iliad into Latin. A whole hexameter and half of another are cited by Priscianus (GL 2,478) and Nonius (762L.) respectively
both verses keep close to the original. Nothing else is known...." Courtney, Edward (Charlottesville, VA)
Eck, Werner (Cologne). "Ninnius." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and
Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2011.
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- Worldcat Identities
- Smith's Dictionary
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