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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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Nonnus of Panopolis in Context II: Poetry, Religion, and Society
26) Much as Nonnus would later claim poikilia as a defining quality of his own Protean text, Philostratus uses Proteus here to announce the variety and changeability of the narrative to follow.
The volume under review is the fruit of a conference on Nonnus of Panopolis, held in Rethymno, Crete, in May 2011.
Buena parte de los poemas de Robin Robertson, por ejemplo, son recreaciones: de Ovidio o de Nonnus pero tambien de Neruda o de Montale.
This article investigates the theme of vision and power in the Hesiodic poems, and is an offshoot of my project on vision in epic from Homer to Nonnus, The Epic Gaze.
This name is immediately followed by Youre names 1 entre heer in my rolle anon, entering not only his own name, but also youre names (the readers') (20) into his roll, or roster, as (and here is an aural pun signaled by heer) "a non" from the Latin nonnus, " a monk.
The myth of paganism; Nonnus, Dionysus and the world of late antiquity.
The Myth of Paganism: Nonnus, Dionysus and the World of Late Antiquity" discusses Pagan poetry and literature, as Robert Shorrock hopes to dispel the myth that this work was any lesser due to the rising power of Christianity, and critiques much of this dismissed work in comparison to other contemporary work and how it still holds its influence in later writing, much like the late-antiquity Christian works.
The parasitic wasp genera Skiapus, Hellwigia, Nonnus, Chriodes, and Klutiana (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae): recognition of the Nesomesochorinae stat.
Durany va mas alla e identifica a un Nonnus Petrus abbas, que confirma una donacion que hace el presbitero Jimeno de sus propiedades en la localidad de Merayo al monasterio de San Pedro de Montes (31), con el obispo depuesto, Pedro Nunez, que se convertira en el abanderado de la faccion tradicionalista, fiel al rito hispano y al viejo codex regularum, lo que provocaria la apertura del cisma.
Abstract: Nonnus Panoplitanus was the author of Paraphrasis in Ioannis Evangelium, which is actually a translation, written in hexameters, of the biblical book.
Turning into the road that leads to Weimar, Goethe quoted a line by the fifth-century Greek poet, Nonnus of Panopolis: