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Philostratus and Eunapius

Philostratus the Athenian

Philostratus and Eunapius

the lives of the Sophists

by Philostratus the Athenian

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by Wilmer Cave Wright.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library, Loeb classical library
ContributionsEunapius, ca. 345-ca. 420., Wright, Wilmer Cave France.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 595 p.
Number of Pages595
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14114309M

It is interesting to see that in the later days of Libanius a sophist is no longer sure of his position and a tyrant in society, as Philostratus describes him. Eunapius is both spiteful and untrustworthy for | Libanius, but the latter has been more fortunate in his biographer Sievers 7 whose book is a valuable guide to the whole period; he.   The two first books, of Philostratus, concerning the life of Apollonius Tyaneus: written originally in Greek, and now published in English: together with philological notes upon each chapter by Philostratus the Athenian 2 editions - first published in

Philostratus or Lucius Flavius Philostratus (Greek: Φλάβιος Φιλόστρατος), [1] (ca. //), called "the Athenian", was a Greek sophist of the Roman imperial father was a minor sophist of the same name. He was born probably around , and is said by the Suda to have been living in the reign of emperor Philip the Arab (). Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge History of Christianity. Volume 2: Constantine to c Edited by Augustine Casiday, Philostratus and Eunapius, Loeb Classical Library (London, ). Eunapius,. Lives of .

During the first and second centuries, a resurgence of interest in Hellenic education and oratory swept the elite classes of the Roman Empire. This era, known as the Second Sophistic, saw the establishment of several schools of rhetoric and influenced Roman education immensely. The Sophists of the Roman Era collection contains significant texts from the core writers of the Second Sophistic. Princeton University Library One Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey USA phone | fax.


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Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca. CE, was a Greek sophist who studied at Athens and later lived in Rome. He was author of the admirable "Life of Apollonius of Tyana" (Loeb nos. 16 and 17) and of "Lives of the Sophists," a treasury of /5(16).

Eunapius: Lives of the Philosophers (Loeb Classical Library No. ) (): Philostratus, Eunapius, Wright, Wilmer C.: Books Skip to main content Hello, Sign in3/5(1).

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Philostratus's sketches of sophists in action yield a fascinating picture of the predominant influence of Sophistic in the educational, social, and political life of the Empire in the second and third Greek sophist and historian Eunapius was born Philostratus and Eunapius book Sardis in CE, but went to Athens to study and lived much of his life there.

Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca. CE, was a Greek sophist who studied at Athens and later lived in Rome.

He was author of the admirable Life of Apollonius of Tyana (Loeb nos. 16 and 17) and of Lives of the Sophists, a treasury of information about notable sophists/5(17). Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca.

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In Lives of the Sophists, Philostratus (second to third century CE) depicts the widespread influence of Sophistic in the second and third centuries CE. Lives of Philosophers and Sophists by Eunapius (born CE) is our only source concerning Neo-Platonism in the latter part of the fourth century CE.

Philostratus's sketches of sophists in action yield a fascinating picture of the predominant influence of Sophistic in the educational, social, and political life of the Empire in the second and third centuries.

The Greek sophist and historian Eunapius was born at Sardis in CE, but went to Athens to study and lived much of his life there. Philostratus has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Philostratus’s most popular book is The Life Of Apollonius Of Tyana.

Philostratus and Eunapius by Philostratus the Athenian,W. Heinemann, G.P. Putnam's Sons edition, in EnglishCited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Philostratus and Eunapius. London: William Heinemann ; New York: G. Putman's Sons, (OCoLC) He succeeded in founding a type of sophistic biography, and in the fourth century, in Eunapius, we have a direct imitation of the exasperating manner and method of Philostratus.

To pronounce a moral judgement was alien to this type of biography. Philostratus does so occasionally and notably in the Life of Critias, whom he weighs in the balance.

Eunapius was the author of two works, one entitled Lives of Philosophers and Sophists, and Universal History consisting of a continuation of the history of Dexippus. The former work is still extant; of the latter only excerpts remain, but the facts are largely incorporated in the work of Zosimus.

It embraced the history of events from AD –   Buy The Lives of the Sophists: Lives of the Philosophers and Sophists (Loeb Classical Library) by Philostratus, Philostratus, Eunapius, Eunapius, Wright, Wilmer C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. But Philostratus of Lemnos wrote a full account of Apollonius, and entitled his book The Life of Apollonius, though he ought to have called it The Visit of God to Mankind. Carneades also lived about this time, a celebrated figure among the Cynics, if indeed we ought to take any account of the Cynic school, 4 among whom were Musonius, Demetrius.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent. Philostratus and Eunapius. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press,   Philostratus or Lucius Flavius Philostratus (c. / – /), called "the Athenian", was a Greek sophist of the Roman imperial period.

His father was a minor sophist of the same name. He was born probably aroundand is said by the Suda to have been living in the reign of emperor Philip the Arab (–).Author: Philostratus.

In Lives of the Sophists Philostratus (second to third century CE) depicts the widespread influence of Sophistic in the second and third centuries CE. Lives of Philosophers and Sophists by Eunapius (born CE) is our only source concerning Neo-Platonism in the latter part of the fourth century CE.Internet Archive BookReader Philostratus and Eunapius: the lives of the Sophists.The Lives of the Sophists - Philostratus and Eunapius: The Lives of the Sophists.

With an English translation by Wilmer Cave Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Greek, Bryn Mawr College. (Loeb Classical Library.) 10s. - Volume 38 Issue - J. S. Phillimore.