Menander Protector

   Historian of the reigns of Justin II and Tiberios I (qq.v.). His History covered the years 558-582, continuing the work of Agathias (q.v.). The work survives in numerous fragments, many of them in Souda (q.v.).

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  • Menander Protector — (Menander the Guardsman, Menander the Byzantian), Byzantine historian, was born in Constantinople in the middle of the 6th century AD. The little that is known of his life is contained in the account of himself quoted by Suidas. He at first took… …   Wikipedia

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  • Menander Protector — ▪ Byzantine historian flourished 6th century AD       Byzantine historian whose surviving works are a valuable authority for the 6th century, especially on geography and ethnography. At the suggestion of the Emperor Maurice (582–602), he wrote a… …   Universalium

  • Menander Protektor — Menander (Protektor; † nach 582) war ein spätantiker frühbyzantinischer Geschichtsschreiber in der Zeit des Kaisers Maurikios. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Übersetzungen 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Menander (disambiguation) — Menander is an Anglicized form of the Greek Μένανδρος, Menandros, staunch man or abiding man. It may refer to: Persons: Menander, Greek dramatist Menander (general), general of Alexander the Great Menander I, Indo Greek king Menander II, Indo… …   Wikipedia

  • Menander — Menander, griech. Lustspieldichter und Vorbild des Terenz, geb. 342 v. Chr. zu Athen, ertrank 290 v. Chr. im Hafen Piräus beim Baden, nach anderen suchte er den Wassertod, weil er sich von einem Nebenbuhler überflügelt sah. Soll über 100 durch… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Menandros Protektor — Menander (Protektor; † nach 582) war ein spätantiker oströmischer Geschichtsschreiber in der Zeit des Kaisers Maurikios. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk 2 Übersetzungen 3 Literatur 4 Weblinks 5 Anmerkun …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Zemarchus — (fl. c. 568) was a Byzantine general and traveller.The Turks, by their conquest of Sogdiana in the middle of the 6th century, gained control of the silk trade which then passed through Central Asia into Persia. But the Persian king, Chosroes… …   Wikipedia

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