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Baths of Zeuxippos

Baths of Zeuxippos  

The most famous public baths of Constantinople, the baths of Zeuxippos (Ζεύξιππος) were allegedly built by Septimius Severus and enlarged by Constantine I. Situated close to the Great Palace by ...
Christodoros of Koptos

Christodoros of Koptos   Reference library

Barry Baldwin

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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208 words

(in Egypt), poet of 5th–6th C. Two of his epigrams in the Greek Anthology (bk.7, nos. 697–98) commemorate the death of John of Epidamnos, consul (...

Christodorus

Christodorus   Reference library

J. H. D. Scourfield

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
158 words

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

Demosthenes

Demosthenes  

Athenian orator; born 382 b.c, died 322.He remained “the Orator” for the Byz., who referred to him frequently and used quotations from his speeches through the 15th C. Libanios ...
Greek Anthology

Greek Anthology  

Conventional title for two collections of ancient and Byz. epigrams.1. Anthologia Palatina, the name given to a collection of about 3,700 epigrams contained in a unique MS, now divided between ...
hexameter

hexameter  

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A verse of six metrical feet, which in the Greek form consists of five dactyls and a trochee or spondee; for any of the dactyls a spondee may be substituted, except in the fifth foot, where a spondee ...
Patria

Patria  

(πάτρια), the name of a literary genre devoted to local topography, monuments, history, and legends. The term appears first in Kallinikos of Petra, who lived under Diocletian and wrote On ...
Poets, Wandering

Poets, Wandering  

A conventional term introduced by Cameron (infra) for the “school” of poets of the 4th and 5th C. Primarily of Egyptian origin, they came mainly from Panopolis and the neighboring ...

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