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Headword: *polu/ainos
Adler number: pi,1956
Translated headword: Polyainos, Polyaenus
Vetting Status: high
Of Macedonia. Rhetor. [He wrote] On Thebes;[1] Tactics, 3 books.[2]
Greek Original:
*polu/ainos, *makedw/n, r(h/twr. *peri\ *qhbw=n, *taktika\ bibli/a g#.
C2 AD. See generally RE Polyainos(8); OCD4 Polyaenus(2); FGrH 639.
[1] Lost.
[2] Also lost -- unless the surviving Stratagems, in eight books, is meant; but the weight of modern opinion is against such an identification.
Kai Brodersen (ed.), Polyainos, Neue Studien. Polyaenus, New Studies (Berlin 2010)
Keywords: biography; geography; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 27 June 2001@11:23:45.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 June 2001@04:01:13.
David Whitehead (more notes) on 16 September 2010@08:14:47.
David Whitehead (modified and expanded n.2) on 16 May 2011@05:32:16.
David Whitehead (added bibliography; raised status) on 5 August 2011@03:59:00.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 2 August 2014@11:37:37.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 October 2021@00:44:18.


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