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HIGIN (Hyginus)

( Roman Myth)

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Biography HIGIN (Hyginus)
Higin; Hyginus, II in. n. e., Roman Myth. Under the name of X. preserved created in the II. n. e. benefit mythology. Initially, his name, apparently sounded like Genealogies (Genealogiae), at the present time, it is frequently cited as The plots (story). The product consists of 3 parts, the first of which represents the genealogy of gods and heroes, the second contains 220 short mythological stories, the third - the so-called indexes - a comparison of mythological numbers. The plots X. a very small extent owned by the Roman tradition, the information contained in them, he is obliged to some earlier Greek mifograficheskomu product and, through a representative, the Greek epic, tragedy, and the Alexandrian poetry. So they play a significant role in the reconstruction of texts, especially in the reconstruction of the lost Greek tragedies. Product X. undergone such significant changes over the centuries, that the reconstruction of the original text can not. H. attributed to astronomical mythological product II in. n. e., based on lay, perhaps, a comment Eratosthenes.


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