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Malalas, John, approximately 491-approximately 578


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    • Antiocheno, Giovanni, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Ioannes, Antiochenus, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Ioannes, Malalas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Ioannes, Malelas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Joannes, Antiochenus, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Joannes Malalas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Joannes, Malelas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Johannes, Malalas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • John, Malalas, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • John, of Antioch, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malala, Giovanni, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malala, Ioann, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malalas, Jean, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malalas, Joannes, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malalas, Johannes, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malelas, Ioannes, approximately 491-approximately 578
    • Malelas, Joannes, approximately 491-approximately 578
  • Additional Information

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        (edtf) 0491~
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 0578~
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Malalas, Ioannes, 6th cent
    • Malalas, John, ca. 491-ca. 578
  • Sources

    • found: Bentley, R. Epistola, 1962.
    • found: His Joannis Antiocheni, cognomento Malalae, Historia chronica, 1691:t.p. (Joannis Antiocheni, cognomento Malalae) [info. from UnM]
    • found: Encyc. Brit.(Malalas, John, b. ca. 491, d. ca. 578)
    • found: Collier's Encyc.(Malalas, Ioannes, c. 491-578)
    • found: Encyc. Amer.(Malalas, John)
    • found: Oxford class. dict.(Malalas, Iohannes, a Greek rhetorician and historian; lived in Antioch c. 491-578; Malalas means "rhetor" in Syriac)
    • found: Harper's Dict. of class. lit.(Malelas, or Malalas, Ioannes; b. Antioch; fl. 6th cent. A.D.)
    • found: Hörling, E. Mythos und Pistis, 1980:t.p. (Johannes Malalas)
    • found: Oxford dictionary of Byzantium, 1991:v. 2, p. 1275 (Malalas, John; chronicler; b. ca. 490, d. in the 570s) v. 2, p. 1062 (John of Antioch; to be distinguished from John Malalas; nowadays the name John of Antioch is thought to confound two individuals, one the 7th-century author of a world chronicle, the other a 10th-century figure; attribution of excerpts under this name uncertain)
    • found: L'età mariano-sillana in Giovanni Antiocheno, c1989:p. 8 (Giovanni Malala)
    • found: Kont︠s︡ept︠s︡ii︠a︡ istorii v "Khronografii" Ioanna Malaly, 2001.
    • found: Recherches sur la Chronique de Jean Malalas, 2004.
    • found: Encyclopedia of the Early Church, 1992(under John III Scholasticus, Patriarch of Constantinople 565-577: the identification of the historian John Malalas with John III Scholasticus must be discarded)
    • found: LC manual cat.:(hdg.: Joannes Malalas)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not the same as: John, of Antioch, 7th cent.]
    • [Not the same as: John III, Scholasticus, Patriarch of Constantinople, d. 577]
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-04-27: new
    • 2013-03-08: revised
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