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Introduction

Raffaella Cribiore

in Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452079
eISBN:
9780801469084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452079.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter presents a brief critical historiography of the life and works of the fourth-century sophist, Libanius, who lived and taught rhetoric in the city of Antioch in ancient ... More


A Man and His Gods

Raffaella Cribiore

in Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452079
eISBN:
9780801469084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452079.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the place traditional religion held in the lives of certain men of the fourth-century elite, not only Libanius but also his friends and acquaintances. In doing so the chapter ... More


Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Esther Eidinow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

At the heart of this book are some trials conducted in Athens in the fourth century BCE. In each case, the charges involved a combination of supernatural activities, including potion-brewing and cult ... More


Tragedy outside Attica <i>c.</i>400–300 BC

Edmund Stewart

in Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 seeks to counter the common assumption that tragedy was exported from Athens to the Greek world over the course of the fourth century. In the fourth century we have strong evidence for an ... More


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