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Phaedrus (k. i.e.15 - (Personal Name)

Preferred form: Phaedrus (k. i.e.15 -
Used for/see from:
  • Fedr
  • Fedro
  • Phedro
  • Phaeder
  • Caius Julius Phaedrus
  • Fedro, Caio Júlio

Fábulas de Phedro, 1884 [published in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]

Grande encic. Delta Larousse, c1977 : (hdg.: Fedro, Caio Júlio; Latin name Caius Julius Phaedrus or Phaeder; b. into slavery in 15 B.C. in Macedonia and d. 50 A.D.; became a freedman in the household of Emperor Augustus Caesar; Latin fabulist)

New encycl. Brit., 15th ed., c1995 : v. 9, p. 351 (hdg.: Phaedrus; b. ca. 15 B.C. in Thrace; d. ca. 50 A.D., Italy; first writer to Latinize whole books of fables; rendered into Latin iambic verse the Greek prose fables then attributed to Aesop)

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