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Chariton, of Aphrodisios
Chariton, of Aphrodisias
Chariton, von Aphrodisias
Caritón, de Afrodisias
Chariton, Aphrodisiensis
Caritone, d'Afrodisia
Charito, Sciptor Eroticus
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Erotic Poet
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His The loves of Chæreas and Callirrhoe, 1764: t.p. (Chariton of Aphrodisios)
NUC pre-56 (Chariton)
LC in RLIN, 06-03-91 (hdg.: Chariton)
Estudios sobre el aticismo de Caritón de Afrodisias, 1994
InU manual files (Chariton Aphrodisiensis, fl. ca. 4th century)
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 96
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 688: "Chariton, of Aphrodisias, a town of Caria, is the name by which one of the Greek erotic prose writers calls himself, but the name is probably feigned...Nothing is known respecting the real life or the time of the author
Brill's New Pauly: "Chariton, We have no direct information about the author of the earliest complete surviving novel, beyond that given by him at the beginning of the book
there he presents himself as secretary to the orator Athenagoras, originating from Aphrodisias in Caria. It has been conjectured that all these details, including the name Chariton, were invented in order to establish a symbolic link to the theme of love and to the setting... ...." from Fusillo, Massimo (L'Aquila). "Chariton." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2009. Brill Online.
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Smith's Dictionary

Works Currently Cataloged

De Chaerea et Callirhoe