Publius Annius Florus
Publius Annius Florus (also Anneus ) was a Roman poet and rhetorician of the 2nd century.
Florus was friends with Emperor Hadrian . A few poems have survived under his name, and he is also considered to be the author of a treatise on the question of whether Virgil was a poet or orator, but only the beginning of which has survived . He is often identified with the historian Florus , who wrote a two-volume history of Rome.
- Klaus Sallmann : P. (L.?) Annius Florus. In: Klaus Sallmann (ed.): The literature of upheaval. From Roman to Christian literature, AD 117 to 284 (= Handbook of Ancient Latin Literature , Volume 4). CH Beck, Munich 1997, ISBN 3-406-39020-X , pp. 327-335
- Friedrich Marx : Annius 47 . In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume I, 2, Stuttgart 1894, Col. 2266-2268 (outdated).
- Literature by and about Publius Annius Florus in the catalog of the German National Library
- Works by and about Publius Annius Florus in the German Digital Library
- Jona Lendering: P. Annius Florus . In: Livius.org (English)
|SURNAME||Annius Florus, Publius|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Florus, Publius Annius; Florus, Lucius Annaeus (presumably identical)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Roman historian, poet and rhetorician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1st century or 2nd century|
|DATE OF DEATH||2nd century or 3rd century|