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Cassiodorus, Roman magistrate, author of political and religious works, c. 485–c. 580 CE

M. Shane Bjornlie.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature; Ancient Roman History. 2758 words.

Cassiodorus was a prominent participant in the political, intellectual, and religious life of 6th-century ce Italy, and a learned scholar of the classical and Christian traditions. As a...

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Dracontius, Blossius Aemilius

Alun Hudson-Williams and Frederick James Edward Raby.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 323 words.

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Eustathius

John Francis Lockwood and Robert Browning.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Literature; Byzantine Studies. 532 words.

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Martianus Minneus Felix Capella

Danuta Shanzer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 500 words.

Composed in Vandalic *Carthage (see Vandals), probably in the last quarter of the 5th cent. ce, a prosimetrical Latin encyclopaedia of the seven Liberal Arts (grammar, dialectic, rhetoric—the...

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Pompeius , African grammarian, late 5th–early 6th cent. ce

R. A. Kaster.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 68 words.

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Proba, Faltonia Betitia

Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Gender and Sexuality; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 2579 words.

Faltonia Betitia Proba (fl. late 4th century) was a Roman poet, writer of a Christian cento (Lat. for patchwork), which circulated in the Eastern and Western Empire toward the end of the...

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Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius, 348–after 405 CE

Cillian O'Hogan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 1865 words.

Aurelius Prudentius Clemens was a Christian Latin poet who wrote in a variety of genres and metres. Born in northern Spain, in 348ce, he had a career in public administration before...

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