Heliodorus of Emesa


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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.
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6) All citations of the Spanish translation of the AEthiopica are from Heliodorus of Emesa, Historia Etiopica de los amores de Teagenes y Cariclea [1587], trans.