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date: 01 December 2022

Uranius, Greek writer about Arabialocked

Uranius, Greek writer about Arabialocked

  • Simon Hornblower

Extract

His date is not quite certain, but 4th century ce (rather than three centuries earlier) seems likeliest. He is a source for much of the Arabian information in Stephanus of Byzantium, in whose treatise on ethnics he is praised highly.

Subjects

  • Greek Literature
  • Late Antiquity
  • Near East

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