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us: Alexander, Polyhistor, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.


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    • us: Alessandro, Cornelio, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
    • us: Alexander, Cornelius, of Miletus, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
    • us: Alexander, L. Cornelius, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
    • us: Alexander, Polyhistor, ca. 105 B.C.-ca. 35 B.C.
    • us: Alexandros, PolyistŨr, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
    • us: Cornelius Alexander, Lucius, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
    • us: Polyhistor, Lucius Cornelius Alexander, approximately 105 B.C.-approximately 35 B.C.
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        (edtf) -0104~
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      Alexander, Polyhistor, ca. 105 B.C.-ca. 35 B.C.Alexander,Polyhistor,ca. 105 B.C.-ca. 35 B.C.
  • Sources

    • found: Troiani, L. Due studi storiografia e religione antiche, 1988: p. 7 (Cornelio Alessandro soprannominato Polistore)
    • found: Ox. class. dict., 2nd ed. (Alexander Polyhistor; b. c. 105 B.C., Miletus; taken as slave to Rome; when freed, took name L. Cornelius Alexander; d. Laurentum)
    • found: LC classification, class P-PA: p. 96 (Alexander Polyhistor (Alexander, Cornelius, of Miletus, historian); fl. 82 B.C.)
    • found: Enc. Brit., 15th ed., Micropaedia (Alexander Polyhistor; in full, Lucius Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor; d. c. 35 B.C., Laurentum)
    • found: Pauly-Wissowa: v. 1, pt. 2, col. 1449 (Alexandros von Milet; surname Polyhistor; took gentile name Cornelius when freed)
    • found: Kleine Pauly (Alexandros, aus Milet, mit dem Beinamen Polyhistor)
    • found: Dizionario degli scrittori greci i latini, 1987: v. 3, p. 2402 (Alessandro Poliistore)
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