Talk:Marinus of Tyre

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There are two different articles for Marinos of Tyre and Marinus of Tyre Posted by User:

Merge proposal[edit]

See the discussion at Talk:Marinos of Tyre Lumos3 (talk) 13:28, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

Merger argument[edit]

copied here from Talk:Marinos of Tyre . Lumos3 (talk) 21:28, 5 April 2008 (UTC)

There are to be 2 article, Marinos of Tyre and Marinus of Tyre . Marinos is likely to be the Greek Spelling and Marinus the Latin. Both have scholarly references to support them. Since the individual is neither Greek nor Roman but Syrian, I suggest we go with the most commonly used and mention both spellings in the article. The Google search for the 2 spellings as a full text string are as follows:-
"Marinos of Tyre" = 979
"Marinus of Tyre" = 3780
  • Note also that Britannica, both the modern version [1] and the 1911 [2] use Marinus .
  • The Columbia Encyclopedia [3] also uses Marinus.
I propose that Marinus of Tyre be the merged article. Lumos3 (talk) 11:05, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

Greek ethnicity[edit]

Marinus was a Greek, per Talk:Hero of Alexandria#Per Ethnicity vs Culture. Gun Powder Ma (talk) 02:47, 14 October 2012 (UTC)