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of Claudian's poems (Epigr. xxviii. ed Btirman, xxx. in some other ed.) bears the inscription De Theodoro et Hadriano.

" Mailing indulget somno noctesque diesque:

Insomnis Pharius sacra profana rapit. Omnibus hoc, Italae gentes, exposcite votis, Mallius ut vigilet, dormiat ut Pharius."

If this inscription can be trusted to, we may gather that Hadrian was an Egyptian. Whether the Epigram was first written, and was the offence which the Deprecatio was intended to expiate, or whether it was a fresh outbreak of poetical spite on the failure of the Deprecatio^ is not ascertained. Symmachus, in his Epistolae, mentions an Ha-drianus whom he calls "illustris," probably the praefect. (Cod. Theod. and Claudian, II. cc ; Sym-mach. JEpist. yi. 35, ed. Geneva, A. D. 1587, or vi. 34, ed. Paris, 1604 ; Gothofred, Prosop. Cod. Theod; Tillemont, Hist, des Emp. vol.v.) [J.C.M.]

HAEMON (A'<u«i>). 1. A son of Pelasgus and father of Thessalus. The ancient name of Thessaly, viz. Haemonia, or Aemonia, was believed to have been derived from him. (Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod. iii. 1090; Plin. H. N. iv. 14.)

2. A son of Lycaon, and the reputed founder of Haemonia in Arcadia. (Paus. viii. 44. § 2; Apol-lod. iii. 8. § 1.)

3. A son of Creon of Thebes, perished, according to some accounts, by the sphinx. (Apollod. iii. 5. § 8 ; Schol. ad Eurip. Phoen. 1760.) But, accord­ ing to other traditions, he survived the war of the Seven against Thebes, and he is said to have been in love with Antigone, and to have made away witli himself on hearing that she was condemned by his father to be entombed alive. (Soph. Antig. 627, &c.; Eurip. Phoen. 757, 1587 ; Hygin. Fab. 72.) In the Iliad (iv. 394) Maeon is called a son of Haemon. [L. S.]

HAEMUS ( Afjuos). I. A son of Boreas and Oreithyia, was married to Rhodope, by whom he became the father of Hebrus. As he and his wife presumed to assume the names of Zeus and Hera, both were metamorphosed into mountains. (Serv. ad Virg. Aen. i. 321; Ov. Met. vi. 87 ; Steph. Byz. s. vv.)

2. A son of Ares, and an ally of the Trojans in the war with the Greeks. (Tzetz. Antehom. 273 ; Philostr. Her. xv. 16.) [L. S.]

HAGIOPOLrTA, GEORGIUS. [gborgius, literary, No. 26.]

HAGIOTHEODORITA, a commentator on the Basilica. The earliest scholia that were appended to this work were, in the opinion of Zachariae (Hist. Jur. Gr. Rom. Delin. § 38), extracts se­lected in the reign of Constantinus Porphyrogenitus from the ancient translations of the Corpus Juris, and from the old commentators on the compilations of Justinian. Mortreueil, however (Histoire- du Droit Byzantin, vol. ii. p. 123), thinks that these extracts were themselves part of the primitive official text, and were analogous to the interpretatio of the Breviarium Alaricianum. Additions seem to have been made to the early scholia in the tenth and eleventh centuries, from the writings ,of later { jurists. In the twelfth century a kind of glossa Ordinaria was formed, compiled from the previous scholia. Thus the gloss was made up from the works of writers who were for the most part ante­cedent in date to the composition of the Basilica, their language being sometimes altered, and their

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references being accommodated to the existing state of the law. After the formation of the glossa or- dinaria, new annotations were added, and, as in the manuscripts, the glossa ordinaria was a mar­ ginal commentary on the text, so the new anno­ tations were written on the extreme margin that was left. In the West, the glossa ordinaria on the Corpus Juris Civilis was formed, and received ad­ ditions in a very similar manner. -

Specimens of the last kind of annotation exist in the manuscripts of the llth, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 60th books of the Basilica. They appear for the most part to have been written by Hagiotheodorita, and to have been added by one of his disciples/ (Basil, ed. Fabrot. vol. vii. p. 121, 658.) These annotations are not given entire in the portions of the Basilica published by Cujas, nor in the edition of Fabrotus. . .

Fabricius (Bibl. Gr. vol. xii. p. 483), Heimbach (De Basil. Orig. p. 83), and Pohl (ad Snares. Notit. Basil, p. 139, n. (7)), identify the comment­ator on the Basilica with Nicolaus Hagiotheodorita, metropolitan of Athens, who lived under Manuel Comnenus in the time of Lucas, patriarch of Con­stantinople. (Balsamo, ad Photii Nomocan. tit. 13. c. 2.) A letter, written in Greek by a friend of Nicolaus Hagiotheodorita, lamenting his death, was copied by Wolfius from a Bodleian manuscript, and was first published by Fabricius. (Bibl. Gr. vol.. xii. p. 483.) According to the worse than doubtful, testimony of Nic. Comnenus Papadopoli, the me­tropolitan of Athens composed a synopsis of the No veils (Praenot. My stag. p. 372), and illustrated with scholia the Novells of Leo the philosopher. (Ib. p. 393.)

Zachariae is disposed to consider the commentator on the Basilica as the same person with Michael Hagiotheodorita, who, in a. d. 1166, was logotheta. dromi under Manuel Comnenus. (Leunclavius, J. G. R. vol. i. p. 167, vol. ii. p. 192.) [J. T. G.]

HAGNO (cA7i/(t), an Arcadian nymph, who is said to have brought up Zeus. On Mount Lycaeus in Arcadia there was a well sacred to and named after her. When the country was suffering from drought, the priest of Zeus Lycaeus, after having offered up prayers and sacrifices, touched the sur­ face of the well with the branch of an oak tree, whereupon clouds were formed immediately which refreshed the country with rain. The nymph Hagno was represented at Megalopolis carrying in one hand a pitcher and in the other a patera. (Paus. viii. 38. § 3, 31. § 2, 47. § 2.) [L. S.]

HAGNON (vA7Pew, sometimes written "Ay-, vv>v\ son of Nicias, was the Athenian founder of Amphipolis, on the Strymon. A previous attempt had been crushed twenty-nine years before, by a defeat in Drabescus. Hagnon succeeded in driving out the Edonians, and established his colony se­curely, giving the name Amphipolis to what had hitherto been called " the Nine Ways." (Thuc. iv* 102.) The date is fixed to the archonship of Eu-thymenes, b.c. 437, by Diodorus (xii. 32), and the Scholiast on Aeschines (p. 755, Reiske), and in this the account of Thucydides agrees. There were build­ings erected in his honour as founder. But when the Athenian part of the colonists had been ejected, and the town had revolted, and by the victory won over Cleon by Brasidas, b. c. 422, had had its in­dependence secured, the Amphipolitans destroyed every memorial of the kind, and gave the name of founder, and paid the founder's honours to Brasi-

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