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Headword: Ἰωάννης
Adler number: iota,466
Translated headword: John of Stobi, Stobaeus
Vetting Status: high
[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.
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.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2013@07:39:51.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@03:48:46.


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