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Publilius, Syrus, active 1st century B.C

LC control no.n 85194948
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Personal name headingPublilius, Syrus, active 1st century B.C.
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Variant(s)Publilius Syrus
Publilius, Syrus, 1st cent. B.C.
Publius, Syrus, active 1st century B.C.
Syrus, Publilius, active 1st century B.C.
Beginning date-0082
Associated placeAntioch, Turkey Syria Italy Rome
Profession or occupationMime Mimographer Writer
Found inPhaedrus. Phaedri Fabulae et Publii Syri Sententiae, 1729.
LC data base, 8-9-85 (hdg.: Publilius Syrus)
Oxford class. dict. (Publilius Syrus; came to Rome as a slave in 1st cent. B.C.)
Brill's new Pauly online, 27 March 2013 (Publilius Syrus; mime, mimographer, and writer of aphorisms; 1st century BC; from Syria, probably Antioch; went to Italy as a young slave in 83 BC; was in Rome where he won a dramatic contest in 46 BC)
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