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The Letter Collection of Libanius of Antioch

Lieve Van Hoof

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Libanius’s letter collection is the largest to survive from antiquity, and indeed it is one of the most important sources on the socio-cultural history of late antiquity. Nevertheless, it has been ... More


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


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

Raffaella Cribiore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452079
eISBN:
9780801469084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452079.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Libanius of Antioch was a rhetorician of rare skill and eloquence. So renowned was he in the fourth century that his school of rhetoric in Roman Syria became among the most prestigious in the Eastern ... More


Conclusion: Julian’s School Edict Again

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/9780801452079.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter attempts to enrich our understanding of the position of moderate pagans confronted with the Emperor Julian's extremism. It considers again the edict and the subsequent ... More


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