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Headword: Παῦλος
Adler number: pi,809
Translated headword: Paul, Paulos, Paulus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
of Tyre. Rhetor. Lived at the time of Philo of Byblos.[1] In an embassy to the emperor Hadrian he succeeded in making Tyre a metropolis.[2] He wrote an Art of Rhetoric; Progymnasmata; declamations.
Greek Original:
Παῦλος, Τύριος, ῥήτωρ, γεγονὼς κατὰ Φίλωνα τὸν Βύβλιον: ὃς ἐπὶ Ἀδριανοῦ τοῦ βασιλέως πρεσβεύσας μητρόπολιν τὴν Τύρον ἐποίησεν. ἔγραψε Τέχνην ῥητορικήν, Προγυμνάσματα, μελέτας.
Notes:
C1/2 AD. RE Paulos(17).
[1] phi 447: Philo.
[2] In 129-130. Damascus and Samosata also received this privilege -- joining Antioch, which already had it. See A.R. Birley, Hadrian: the restless emperor (London 1997) 227.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; history; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 5 September 2003@14:47:33.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added keywords, set status) on 5 September 2003@15:31:37.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 September 2003@04:26:02.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@05:24:56.
David Whitehead (another note) on 20 June 2016@05:43:01.

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