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An ancient literary genre devoted to descriptions of mirabilia, marvelous or miraculous objects. The word paradoxographos was invented by Tzetzes (Hist. 2.154), who placed the paradoxographos Anthemios of Tralles (6th ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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