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Περὶ Πρεσβειῶν,

A Joannes Constantinopolitanus, of whom nothing further is known, was the compiler of the first part of that division of the Collectanea of Constantine Porphyrogenitus, which bears the title Περὶ Πρεσβειῶν, De Legationibus.


This first part was published by Fulvius Ursinus, 4to. Antwerp, 1582, with notes; it was entitled Ἐκ τῶν Πολυβίου τοῦ μεγαλοπολίτου ἐκβολαὶ περὶ πρεσβειῶν with an addition to the title, printed on the back, in Latin, Fragmenta ex Historiis quae non extant Dionysii Halicarnassei, Diodori Siculi, Appiani Alexandrini, Dionysii Cassii Nicaei, de Legationibus; Dionysii Lib. lxxix. et lxxx. imperfectus. Emendationes in Polybium. This copious title enumerates the contents of the work, and indicates their value.

Further Information

Ursinus, Praefatio; Fabric. Bibl. Gr. vol. viii. p. 7.

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