Heliodorus of Emesa

(redirected from Ethiopian Tale)

Heliodorus of Emesa

(hē'lēōdôr`əs, ĕm`əsə), fl. 3d cent., Syrian Greek writer. He wrote the romance Aethiopica, one of the oldest and best of surviving Greek romances. Little is known of his life except that he was a Phoenician from Emesa, Syria.
References in periodicals archive ?
Comprised of stories about heroines and goddesses, this collection of myths and legends include the British folk tale 'The Cleverest Tune' read by Bryce Dallas Howard; 'The Goddess and the Ogre' a Cambodian legend read by Jessica DiCicco; 'Whisper of the Lioness', an Ethiopian tale read by Margot Rose; 'The Lady and the Judge', a Turkish folktale ready by Wendy hammers; 'Reindeer Maiden', a Siberian legend read by Yvette Freeman; and an American tale, 'Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind' read by Paula Poundstone.
Full browser ?