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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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Rufinus (3), grammarian, 5th century CE

Rolando Ferri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature; Classical Reception. 633 words.

Rufinus is known only for a work transmitted by the manuscripts as A commentary on the metres of Terence (Commentarium in metra Terentiana), which includes a section clearly taken from a different...

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