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Heroicus. Gymnasticus. Discourses 1 and 2.

Author: Philostratus; Jason K-nig; Jeffrey Rusten
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Series: Loeb classical library, LCL521.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Speech : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philostratus's writings embody the height of the renaissance of Greek literature in the second century CE. Heroicus is a vineyard conversation about the beauty, continuing powers, and worship of the Homeric heroes. Gymnasticus is the sole surviving ancient treatise on sports, which reshapes conventional ideas about the athletic body.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Translations
Translations into English
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Philostratus, the Athenian; Philostratus, the Athenian; Protesilaus, (Mythological character); Protesilaus, (Mythological character); Philostratus, the Athenian; Protesilaus, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philostratus; Jason K-nig; Jeffrey Rusten
OCLC Number: 899735892
Language Note: Text in Greek with English translation on facing pages.
Description: 1 online resource (506 pages).
Contents: Heroicus / edited and translated by Jeffrey Rusten --
Gymnasticus / edited and translated by Jason König --
Discourses 1 and 2 / translated by Kayser ; repunctuated and edited by Jeffrey Rusten.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, LCL521.

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