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Achilles Tatius

Achilles Tatius  

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Greek novelist from Alexandria, author of ‘The Story of Leucippe and Cleitophon’ (Ta kata Leukippēn kai Kleitophōnta) in eight books. Shown by papyri to be circulating by the late 2nd cent. ad, it ...
Aristides

Aristides  

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Greek writer (origin unknown) of Milesian Tales (Μιλησιακά). A copy was allegedly found in a Roman officer's kit after the battle of Carrhae (Aristotle Crassus 32. 4–6). This story, and ...
Heliodorus

Heliodorus  

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Greek novelist. His ten-book Ethiopian Story of Theagenes and Charicleia (Aithiopika ta peri Theagenēn kai Charikleian) closes with a signature naming his father as Theodosius ‘of the race of the ...
Philitas

Philitas  

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Of Cos, poet and scholar, b. c.340 bc. Although little of his work has survived, Philitas clearly influenced Hellenistic and Latin poetry. He came to represent the combination of literary scholarship ...

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