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Politics, philosophy, and empire in the fourth century : select orations of Themistius

Author: Themistius.; P J Heather; David Moncur
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001.
Series: Translated texts for historians, v. 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Around the year 350, a young orator and philosopher called Themistius delivered a speech to the Emperor Constantius II in Ancyra (modern Ankara). This volume presents translations of a selection of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Translations into English
Et les Empereurs, Rome
Traductions anglaises
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Themistius.
Politics, philosophy, and empire in the fourth century.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606645600
Online version:
Themistius.
Politics, philosophy, and empire in the fourth century.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)607912282
Named Person: Themistius; Constantius, Emperor of Rome; Thémistios; Thémistios; Constantius, Emperor of Rome; Themistius.; Themistius.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Themistius.; P J Heather; David Moncur
ISBN: 0853231060 9780853231066
OCLC Number: 48629259
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Description: xvii, 361 pages : 1 map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Orator, Emperor, and Senate --
Philosophy and Oratory --
Philosophy and Politics --
The Usefulness of Philosophy --
Orator and Audience --
Ch. 2. Themistius and Constantius --
General Introduction --
Oration 1 On the Love of Mankind or Constantius --
The Letter of Constantius to the Senate --
Oration 3 Embassy Speech for Constantinople Delivered in Rome --
Ch. 3. After Julian --
General Introduction --
Oration 5 On the Consulship, to the Emperor Jovian --
Oration 6 On Brotherly Love, or On Philanthropia --
Ch. 4. Theodosius, Gratian, and the Goths --
General Introduction --
Oration 14 Embassy to the Emperor Theodosius --
Oration 15 To Theodosius or The Most Royal of the Virtues --
Oration 16 Speech of Thanksgiving to the Emperor for the Peace and the Consulship of the General Saturninus --
Ch. 5. Philosopher Prefect --
General Introduction --
Oration 17 On the Election to the Urban Prefecture --
Oration 34 In Reply to Those who Found Fault with Him for Accepting Public Office.
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, v. 36.
Other Titles: Orationes.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Peter Heather and David Moncur.
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