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The private orations of Themistius

Author: Themistius.; Robert J Penella
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Series: Transformation of the classical heritage, 29.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Themistius was a philosopher, a prominent Constantinopolitan senator, and an adviser to Roman emperors during the 4th century A D. This work focuses on the culture of Constantinople and the eastern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Themistius.
Private orations of Themistius.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606359761
Named Person: Themistius; Themistius; Themistius; Themistius.; Themistius.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Themistius.; Robert J Penella
ISBN: 0520218213 9780520218215
OCLC Number: 41404537
Description: xiii, 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Themistius and His Orations --
The Orations --
A Funeral Oration in Honor of His Father --
The Examiner [[beta][alpha][sigma][alpha][nu][iota][sigma][tau][eta][sigma]], or, The Philosopher --
On Friendship --
The Sophist --
An Exhortation to the Nicomedians --
In Reply to One Who Asked for an Extempore Oration --
[On Speaking, or, How the Philosopher Should Speak] --
On the Need to Give Though, Not to Where [We Study] but to the Men [Who Will Teach Us] --
The Disquisition on Speaking --
In Reply to Those Who Interpret [His Oration] "The Sophist" Incorrectly --
Should One Engage in Farming? --
Concerning His Presidency [of the Senate], Addressed to the Senate [of Constantinople] --
On Moderation of One's Emotions [[mu][epsilon][tau][rho][iota]o[pi][alpha][theta][eta][sigma]], or, On Love of One's Children --
[Title Lost] --
In Reply to Those Who Found Fault with Him for Accepting Public Office --
Oration 17: On His Appointment to the Urban Prefecture [of Constantinople] --
Fragment on "The Knowledge of Knowledges" --
The Demegoria Constantii --
Themistian Editions and Translations --
Other Works Consulted.
Series Title: Transformation of the classical heritage, 29.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: translated, annotated, and introduced by Robert J. Penella.
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