The paper analyses the fragments by the Greek historian Olympiodorus of Thebes (in Photios' Bibliotheca) and the work by the Latin historian Jordanes concerning the barbarian and Germanic peoples in the Gauls during the 5th century. Motifs and details from historiography survive inside the heroic legend transmitted in the vernacular literatures of the Middle Ages

Olimpiodoro di Tebe, Giordane e le fonti della saga gotica

CIPOLLA, Maria Adele
1993-01-01

Abstract

The paper analyses the fragments by the Greek historian Olympiodorus of Thebes (in Photios' Bibliotheca) and the work by the Latin historian Jordanes concerning the barbarian and Germanic peoples in the Gauls during the 5th century. Motifs and details from historiography survive inside the heroic legend transmitted in the vernacular literatures of the Middle Ages
Greek and Latin historiography in the Late Antiquity; Heroic Legend; Barbarian peoples in learned sources
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