Christodo'rus（*Xristo/dwros), a Greek poet of Coptus in Egypt, was the son of Paniscus, and flourished in the reign of Anastasius I., A. D. 491-518.
WorksChristodorus is classed by Suidas as an epic poet (ἐποποιός).
Ἔκφρασις τῶν ἀγαλμάτων τῶν εἰς τὸ δημόσιον γυμνάσιον τα ἐπικαλουμένον τοῦ Ζευξίππου.
EditionsIt is printed in the Antiq. Constantinop. of Anselmus Banduri, Par. 1711, Venet. 1729, and in the Greek Anthology.
Further InformationBruck, Anal. ii. p. 456; Jacobs, iii. p. 161.
Other WorksHe also wrote:--
- 2. Ἰσαυρικά, a poem, in six books, on the taking of Isauria by Anastasius. 3. Three books of Epigrams, of which two epigrams remain. (Anthol. Graec. l.c.） 4. Four books of Letters. 5. Πάτρια, epic poems on the history and antiquities of various places, among which were Constantinople, Thessalonica, Nacle near Heliopolis, Miletus, Tralles, Aphrodisias, and perhaps others.