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Nonnus

(nŏn`əs), fl. 5th cent.?, Greek poet, b. Panopolis, Egypt. His extant epic, Dionysiaca (in 48 books), a collection of legends about Dionysus, has innovations in meter that predict the later accentual versification. He is probably also the author of a hexameter version of the Gospel of St. John.
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at the University of Connecticut, has written some twenty articles on figures ranging from fifth-century Byzantine poet Nonnos of Panopolis to twentieth-century Irish playwright Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory.