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Macedonius of Thessalonica
or Macedonius Consul
Byzantine usually refers to the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages.Byzantine may also refer to:* A citizen of the Byzantine Empire, or native Greek during the Middle Ages...
during the reign of Justinian, is the author of 42 epigrams in the Greek Anthology
The Greek Anthology is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature...
, the best of which are some delicate and fanciful amatory pieces. His poems were published in 567 AD by Agathias
Agathias or Agathias Scholasticus , of Myrina , an Aeolian city in western Asia Minor , was a Greek poet and the principal historian of part of the reign of the Roman emperor Justinian I between 552 and 558....
in his collection of contemporary epigrams, the "Kyklos".