63. Of GAZA, a Greek writer (grammaticus), of whose date nothing is known, except that he lived after the time of the Christian poet Nonnus [NONNUS], who may be placed in or just before the reign of Justinian I. John of Gaza appears to have imitated the style of Nonnus.
An iambic poem of 701 lines.
Published by Janus Rutgersius in his Variae Lectiones, 4to., Leyden, 1618, pp. 98, &c.
extant in MS., and quoted by Du Cange in his notes to Zonaras.
Rutgersius, Var. Leet. l.c.
; Fabric. Bibl. Gr.
vol. viii. p. 610, vol. xi. p. 653.