Xenophon of Ephesus (Ξενοφών , fl. 2nd century–3rd century?) was a Greek writer. His surviving work is the Ephesian Tale, one of the earliest novels, and one of the sources for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
He is not to be confused with the more famous soldier and historian Xenophon.
See also Xenophon of Lampsacus
Other ancient Greek novelists:
- Chariton - The Loves of Chaereas and Callirhoe
- Achilles Tatius - Leucippe and Cleitophon
- Heliodorus of Emesa - The Aethiopica
- Longus - Daphnis and Chloe
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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