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By Domenico Accorinti

ISBN-10: 9004310118

ISBN-13: 9789004310117

The Egyptian Nonnus of Panopolis (5th century AD), writer of either the ‘pagan’ Dionysiaca, the longest recognized poem from Antiquity (21,286 traces in forty eight books, a similar variety of books because the Iliad and Odyssey combined), and a ‘Christian’ hexameter Paraphrase of St John’s Gospel (3,660 strains in 21 books), isn't any doubt the main consultant poet of Greek overdue Antiquity. Brill’s significant other to Nonnus of Panopolis presents a suite of 32 essays through a wide foreign team of students, specialists within the box of archaic, Hellenistic, Imperial, and Christian poetry, in addition to students of overdue vintage Egypt, Greek mythology and faith, who discover many of the points of Nonnus’ baroque poetry and its old, non secular and cultural heritage.

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W. Hutton, 21 March 2001; see below, n. 35. 23 The sixteenthcentury Greek scholar Konstantinos Palaiokappa (fl. 1539–1551), who forged the Violarium (Ἰωνιά) and attributed it to the Empress Eudocia Macrembolitissa (c. 1021–c. 26 23 Flach (1880) 514 (in app. ): ‘Nonni vitam nescio qua de causa Suidas pratermisit’; see also Flach (1879) 49 n. 1: ‘Wenn wir übrigens hier ein Excerpt über den Dichter Nonnos durch Zufall erhalten haben, so ist einleuchtend, dass nur durch einen ähnlichen Zufall die Vitae von Musaios, Quintos u.

363. On Theophrastus’ account of the invention of letters, see Fortenbaugh (2014) 179–186 (Text 735). 8 Nenci (2000) 240–244; on the meaning of the expression Καδμήια γράμματα (Hdt. 59), see Kühr (2006) 103–104. For the widespread diffusion of the alphabet in the Mediterranean world, see the collection of essays edited by Baurain/Bonnet/Krings (1991), together with the review by Jourdain-Annequin (1995). 9 Beekes (2004) discusses the Phoenicia problem of the Cadmus story; cf. v. ‘Κάδμος’: ‘[T]he word is without a doubt Pre-Greek, and of unknown meaning’.

18 The Empress and poet Aelia Eudocia Augusta (c. 19 Why does Photius, who expatiates upon Eudocia’s hexameter paraphrases (μετάφρασις is the Greek term he uses) and admires their closeness to the original, pass over Nonnus’ name in silence? For Nonnus, a contemporary of Eudocia, is the poet who wrote the Paraphrase of St John’s Gospel. This work, unlike Eudocia’s poetic renderings, expands its Vorlage and turns into a genuine exegesis of the Fourth Gospel. It is easy to conjecture that if Photius had read Nonnus’ verses, he would have been likely to compare them with Eudocia’s paraphrases in 18 Trans.

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