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An Identification in Suidas

  • A. F. Norman (a1)
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This passage was attributed to Menander Protector by Bernhardy, who, influenced apparently by Men. Prot. fr. 43 (F.H.G. iv. 245), suggested that here the name disguised the of Menander. This explanation, besides interfering with the text without due cause, ignores altogether the name .

In fact, the incident occurs a century earlier, in the period A.D. 467–70. Anagastes is then found in Roman service in Thrace during the reign of Leo (cf. Priscus, frs. 38–39, F.H.G. iv. 108–9). Moreover, the name of Anagastes is linked with an easily recognized variant of in Jo. Ant., fr. 205 (F.H.G. iv. 616):

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page 171 note 1 For these events cf. Bury , History of the Later Roman Empire, i. 319–20.

page 172 note 1 For the circumstances of the rise of Zeno, cf. Baynes , ‘The Vita S. Danielis Stylitae’ (Eng. Hist. Rev. xl (1925), pp. 397 ff.).

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