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Headword: Ἰωάννης
Adler number: iota,466
Translated headword: John of Stobi, Stobaeus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[John], surnamed Stobaeus.[1] [He wrote an] Anthology, encompassing the opinions of many amongst all[2] in four books, highly meritorious and jam-packed with every kind of learning. He wrote this for his own son Epimius.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἰωάννης, ὁ ἐπονομαζόμενος Στοβεύς. Ἀνθολόγιον, περιέχον τὰς παρὰ πᾶσι πολλῶν δόξας ἐν βιβλίοις τέσσαρσιν, ἐνάρετα πάνυ καὶ γέμοντα πάσης παιδεύσεως. γράφει δὲ ταῦτα πρὸς Ἐπίμιον υἱὸν αὑτοῦ.
Notes:
C5 AD. See generally R.Browning in OCD(4) s.v. Stobaeus.
[1] i.e. from Stobi, in Paeonia (present-day Macedonia); see OCD(4) s.v.
[2] The Greek here is odd, and Bernhardy suggested περιττὰς ('remarkable') for παρὰ πᾶσι .
[3] Septimius, in better authorities.
Keywords: biography; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; philosophy; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2002@05:19:11.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 11 December 2002@11:33:31.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 12 December 2002@02:57:31.
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