Butas Epigrammaticus 1. Jh. v. Chr
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- Butas Epigrammaticus 1. Jh. v. Chr
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- TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 87.
"Butas, a Greek poet of uncertain age, wrote in elegiac verse an account of early Roman history, from which Plutarch quotes the fabulous origin of the Lupercalia...." Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 518.
"Butas, The name possibly refers to a freedperson of Cato Uticensis (Plut. Cato 70 = SH 236)
he wrote Αἴτια (‘Causes’) of Roman content in the elegiac metre in which, i.a., he dealt with the origin of the Lupercalia (a distich in Plut. Romulus 21,8 = SH 234) and the Bona Dea (Arnob. 5,18 = SH 235)." from Di Marco, Massimo (Fondi (Latina)). "Butas." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2007. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 23 July 2007
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