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us: Lydus, Johannes Laurentius, 490-approximately 565

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    • us: Johannes Lydus, 490-approximately 565
    • us: Laurentius, Johannes Lydus, 490-approximately 565
    • us: Lido, Giovanni, 490-approximately 565
    • us: Lydus, Ioannes Laurentius, 490-approximately 565
    • us: Lydus, Johannes, 490-ca. 565
    • us: Lydus, John, 490-approximately 565
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 0490
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 0565~
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Lydia)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Constantinople
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Byzantine Empire
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Neoplatonism
          (lcsh) Philosophy
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Officials and employees
              (lcsh) Teachers
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Joannes Lydus Lydus, Johannes Laurentius, 490-ca. 565
          • Sources

            • found: His On powers, or, The magistracies of the Roman state, 1983, c1982: t.p. (Joannes Lydus) p. ix, etc. (Ioannes Laurentious Philadelpheus Lydos; generally referred to as Lydus; b. A.D. 490 in Philadelphia in Lydia)
            • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Joannes Lydus; usage: Ioannis Lydi ...; Ioannis Laurentii Lydi ...)
            • found: Brit. Lib. Gen. cat. of ptd. books to 1975 (Laurentius, Joannes Lydus)
            • found: Oxford class. dict., 1970 (Lydus, Ioannes Laurentius; Greek writer)
            • found: Harper's dict. of class. lit. and antiq., c1923 (Lydus, Ioannes Laurentius)
            • found: Caimi, J. Burocrazia e diritto nel De magistratibus di Giovanni Lido, 1984: p. 1 (b. 490, d. ca. 565)
            • found: Maas, M. John Lydus and the Roman past, 1991.
            • found: Brill's new Pauly online, 13 July 2015 (Iohannes Lydus; official and antiquarian writer; born in Philadelphia in Lydia in AD 490, died in Constantinople around AD 560; studied philosophy in Constantinople from 511 with the Neoplatonist Agapius and soon received an office in the praetorian prefecture; knew Latin, and was responsible for composing documents in this language, among other things. In c. 543 he was also given a teaching position at the imperial school on the Capitol of Constantinople)
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            • 1984-03-02: new
            • 2015-07-14: revised
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