Collections of Greek inscriptions initially started from the 3rd century BC and continued with collections of epigrams and short poems, which after the 1st century AD were called Anthologies. These anthologies of Greek epigrams were enlarged with additions of earlier collections, culminating in what is called today "Greek Anthology".
Syllogae minores, a series of smaller collections from various sources, among which are Sylloge Parisina and Sylloge Euphemiana already mentioned above
Anthology of Cephalas (contained the Garland of Meleagros, the Garland of Philippus and the Cycle of Agathias) by Constantine Cephalas, 10th century (lost) – the Palatine Anthology and the Anthology of Planudes are based on it, see below
Palatine Anthology Anthologia Palatina (manuscript discovered in 1606 in the Palatine library at Heidelberg, which is considered to be based on the Anthology of Cephalas), approx. 980
^William Smith (editor) (1867). "Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities". Vol 1. Little, Brown and company, Boston. pp. 385–391. Retrieved September 3, 2011.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link) , section entitled: Literary History of the Greek Anthology