Africanus Sextus Julius


Africanus Sextus Julius
Historian c. AD 220.
    A Christian chronographer, the writings of Africanus (together with those of the Jewish historian *Josephus and the Christian writers *Eusebius and *Syncellus) have preserved in an incomplete form the major work of *Manetho, his History of Egypt (Aegyptiaca). *Manetho's facts as they are stated in Africanus are often at variance with the details that *Eusebius provides.
BIBL. Manetho (transl. by Waddell, W.G.) London, Camb. 1945.
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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