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Byzantium

Alexander John Graham and Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History. 462 words.

Byzantium, a famous city on the European side of the south end of the *Bosporus (1), between the Golden Horn and the *Propontis. The Greek city occupied only the eastern tip of the promontory, in the...

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Christodorus

J. H. D. Scourfield.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History. 185 words.

(5th–6th cents. ce), poet from *Coptus in Egypt. All that survives complete is an *ekphrasis on the statues decorating the baths of Zeuxippus in *Constantinople, which in diction and...

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Heliodorus (4), Greek novelist, c. 4th century CE

Benedek Kruchió.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History; Classical Reception. 4843 words.

Heliodorus was the author of the Aethiopica, the latest and longest Greek novel to survive from antiquity. In his work, Heliodorus claims to be a Phoenician from Emesa, but there are good...

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Uranius, Greek writer about Arabia

Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Classical Dictionary

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History. 82 words.

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