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Suidas

(syo͞o`ĭdəs), title of a Greek lexicon-encyclopedia. The name is also applied to its compiler, who seems to have lived in the 10th cent. A.D. Included in the lexicon are texts from classical Greek works and the commentaries. Though mostly derived from late and corrupt sources, the Suidas preserves much information about Greek literature that would otherwise be lost.
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References in classic literature ?
This work was divided into four (Suidas says five) books, the last one (or two) of which was known as the "Eoiae" and may have been again a distinct poem: the curious title will be explained presently.
His name is mentioned by Avienus; by Suidas, a celebrated critic, at the close of the eleventh century, who gives in his lexicon several isolated verses of his version of the fables; and by John Tzetzes, a grammarian and poet of Constantinople, who lived during the latter half of the twelfth century.
Besides Boccaccio and Giraldi, Cartari's other major sources are "Pausanias's History of Greece, Macrobius's Saturnalia, "Suidas's" Lexicon, Eusebius Pamphilius's A Preparation for the Gospel, and Alexander of Naples' Genialium Dierum [Festival Days]" (xxv).
(2) Dentre os nomes mais evocados por Luis Cabrera de Cordoba estao escritores e filosofos gregos como Platao, Socrates, Teofrasto, Luciano, Polibio, Suidas, Empedocles, Pindaro de Beozia, Estrabao, Simonides, Alceu, Xenofonte, Filisto, Herodoto, Tucidides e Aristoteles.
Five texts are then presented: The Castle of Love, by Robert Grosseteste; "Jesus" from Grosseteste's translation of Suidas; The Childhood of Jesus Christ; The Vengeance of Our Lord; and Little St.
The main data about her historical existence could be gathered from Herodotus, Strabo, Athenaios (the author of Deipnosophistai), Ovid in his Heroides, and the Suidas, the 10th century Greek lexicon.
Suidas etiam nabla organi species ait [Suda v 4 Adler s.v.
(21) Individuals existing in desperate poverty proverbially "own nothing but a lekythos" (Harpocration, Hesychius, and Suidas, s.v.