Wild tradition, no. 1 : Nonnus of Panopolis

A Sunday morning reminder : Nonnus of Panopolis composed a forty-eight-book Bacchus epic (Dionysiaca), & – get this – a brilliant versification of the Gospel of John (Metabolḕ toû katà Iōánnēn Euaggelíou). My only point being: Tradition is wilder than we think.

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