Physiologus
(583 words)

dating from the 2nd cent. AD

Works

Anonymous Christian typology of nature, written in Greek.

Manuscripts

Transmitted in 4 editions, of which editions 2–4 represent revisions of the oldest and also most important first edition. In total, approximately 80 Greek manuscripts are known.

Editions

The definitive edition is by Francesco Sbordone (1936), taking into account all manuscripts of the first edition.

Translations

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Cite this page
Hagelberg, Leonie, “Physiologus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 18 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0173>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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