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Lives of the sophists, by Philostratus

Philostratus the Athenian

Lives of the sophists, by Philostratus

by Philostratus the Athenian

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


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Statementlives of the philosophers and sophists, by Eunapius ; translated by W.C. Wright.
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Open LibraryOL20699054M

  Author of Imagines, The life of Apollonius of Tyana, The lives of the sophists, The life of Apollonius of Tyana, the Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius, Heroicus, Philostratus and Eunapius, The lives of the sophists, Das Leben des Apollonios von Tyana. But the crop of philosophers and sophists who came between Sotion and Porphyry was not described as their importance and many-sidedness deserved; and therefore Philostratus of Lemnos in a superficial and agreeable style spat forth 2 the Lives of the most distinguished sophists; but the lives of the philosophers no one has recorded accurately.

By far the most detailed source is the Life of Apollonius of Tyana, a lengthy, novelistic biography written by the sophist Philostratus at the request of empress Julia Domna. Philostratus’ account shaped the image of Apollonius for posterity and still dominates discussions about him in Author: Flavius Philostratus. In the Life of Apollonius, the Athenian author Philostratus, a sophist who lived from c to c, tells the story of Apollonius of Tyana, a charismatic teacher and miracle worker from the first century CE who belonged to the school of Pythagoras. (A summary can be found here.)It is an apologetic work, in which Philostratus tries to show that Apollonius was a man with divine .

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .   Lives of the Sophists. The Lives of the Sophists, which Philostratus completed perhaps in , and dedicated to the future emperor Gordian III, contain a number of biographies, mostly of sophists working under the Empire, but including "philosophers" whose work earned them a place in Philostratus' book. Philostratus includes as well the lives.


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Lives of the sophists, by Philostratus by Philostratus the Athenian Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lives of the Sophists, written between and AD, is a semi-biographical history of the Greek sophists. The book is dedicated to a consul Antonius Gordianus, perhaps one of the two Gordians who were killed in Cited by: 1. 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. 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.3/5(1).

Lives of the Sophists, written between and AD, is a semi-biographical history of the Greek sophists. The book is dedicated to a consul Antonius Gordianus, perhaps one of the two Gordians who were killed in Author: Philostratus.

Philostratus and Eunapius; The Lives of the Sophists Paperback – Octo Author: Philostratus. The Hardcover of the Philostratus: Lives of the Sophists (Flavii Philostrati Vitae Sophistarum) by Rudolf S.

Stefec at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be :   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Philostratus and Eunapius: the lives of the Sophists Item Preview remove-circle Philostratus and Eunapius: the lives of the Sophists by Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent; : LCL Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca.

– CE, was a Greek sophist who studied at Lives of the sophists 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.

Lives of the Sophists may refer to: a book by Eunapius; a book by Philostratus; See also. Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Lives of the Sophists.

If an. Philostratus and Eunapius: the lives of the Sophists. Author. Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent,Eunapius. Lives of the philosophers and Sophists,Wright, Wilmer Cave France.

Collections. pimslibrary, toronto. Sponsor. University of Toronto. Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view. Lives of the Sophists Philostratus Lives of the Sophists Dedicated by Flavius Philostratus to the most illustrious Antonius Gordianus, Consul 1 Preface.

I have written for you in two Books an account of certain men who, though they pursued philosophy, ranked as sophists, and also of the sophists properly so called; partly because I know that your own family is connected with that.

Philostratus has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Philostratus’s most popular book is The Life Of Apollonius Of Tyana. 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. Buy Philostratus: Lives of the Sophists (Flavii Philostrati Vitas Sophistarum) (Oxford Classical Texts) Bilingual by Stefec, Rudolf S.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. Philostratus: Lives of the Sophists. Eunapius: Lives of the Philosophers. 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/5(15).

Philostratus in writing the Lives evidently avoided the conventional style and alphabetical sequence used by grammarians for biographies; for he had no desire to be classed with grammarians. He wrote like a well-bred sophist who wished to preserve for all time a picture of the triumphs of his tribe, when sophists were at the height of their glory.

Other articles where Lives of the Sophists is discussed: Gordian I: writer Flavius Philostratus dedicated his Lives of the Sophists to him. Early inwhen Gordian was proconsul in Africa, a group of wealthy young landowners resisted and killed the tax collectors who had been sent to Africa by the emperor Maximinus (reigned –).

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.

Apollonius of Tyana was a historical figure whonis recorded to have travelled widely and performed miracles of kind attributed to Jesus Christ - in fact it is commonly believed that Apollonius is the inspiration for those who created a retrospective "real" Jesus Christ - when the so-called church fathers until the 4th century seem to have believed in a mythical Christ (a /5(17).

Also available by Philostratus 'the Athenian' in the Loeb Classical Library is his Lives of the Sophists, a treasury of information about notable sophists that yields a good picture of the predominant influence of Sophistic in the educational, social, and political life of the Empire in the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

Brand new Book. 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. Life of Apollonius of Tyana (Greek: Τὰ ἐς τὸν Τυανέα Ἀπολλώνιον) is a text in eight books written in Ancient Greece by Philostratus (c. – c. AD). It tells the story of Apollonius of Tyana (c. 15 – c. AD), a Pythagorean philosopher and teacher.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 orders.3/5(1).Probably the first example in literature of an insufferable Vegetarian.

This book was written by Philostratus on request of a Roman Empress; I get the distinct impression that the author "phoned it in." Apollonius was a 1st century CE "philosopher" and reformer of pagan practices/5.