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Stobaeus
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Iohannes of Stobi in Macedonia (Ἰωάννης Στοβαῖος/Iōánnēs Stobaîos), author of an Anthology dated to the 5th cent. AD. His name Iohannes makes a Christian background likely [11. 197].

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I. Work: content and structure

The collection of excerpts, the Anthology (Ἀνθολόγιον/Anthológion; Suda s.v. Ἰωάννης Στοβεύς), contained, according to Photius, 'extracts, sayings and teachings in four books' (Phot. Bibl. cod. 167) - bk. 1: physics (and metaphysics), bk. 2,1-6: lo…

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Piccione, Rosa Maria and Runia, David T. (Leiden), “Stobaeus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1123320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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