Sailing to Nuceria: Evidence for the Date of Xenophon of Ephesus
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CitationColeman, Kathleen M. 2011. Sailing to Nuceria: evidence for the date of Xenophon of Ephesus. Acta Classica: Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa 54: 27-42.
AbstractOn the basis of the episode in which Habrocomes puts in to Italy at Nuceria (καταίρει ... εϊς Νονκέριον τής 'Ιταλίας, Xen. Eph. 5.8.1), this article argues that Xenophon of Ephesus was writing between the late Flavian and early Antonine age, after it became known that the harbours at Pompeii and Stabiae had been destroyed in the eruption of AD 79 and before the rehabilitation of Stabiae became common knowledge.
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