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Author: Libanius.; A F Norman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [2003], ©1969-©1977.
Series: Loeb classical library, 451-452.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Libanius (314 393 CE), who was one of the last great publicists and teachers of Greek paganism, has much to tell us about the tumultuous world of the fourth century CE. His works include "Orations,"  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Libanius; Libanius.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Libanius.; A F Norman
ISBN: 0674994965 9780674994966 9780674994973 0674994973
OCLC Number: 55953816
Notes: Originally published 1969-1977.
Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm.
Contents: [Vol.] 1. Introduction ; The life of Libanius ; The works of Libanius ; Bibliography ; Oration 13: To Julian ; Oration 12: The Emperor Julian as consul ; Oration 14: To Julian on behalf of Aristophanes ; Oration 15: The embassy to Julian ; Oration 16: On the emperor's anger ; Oration 17: The lament over Julian ; Oration 18: Funeral oration over Julian ; Oration 24: Upon avenging Julian ; Index of proper names --
[v.] 2. Preface ; Bibliography ; Oration 2: To those who called him tiresome ; Oration 50: For the peasantry, about forced labour ; Oration 30: To the Emperor Theodosius, for the temples ; Oration 45. To the Emperor, on the prisoners ; Oration 33. To the Emperor Theodosius, against Tisamenus ; Oration 23. Against the refugees ; Oration 19: To the Emperor Theodosius, about the riots ; Oration 20: To the Emperor Theodosius, after the reconciliation ; Oration 21: To Caesarius, Master of Offices ; Oration 22: To Ellebichus ; Oration 48: To the city council ; Oration 29: To the Emperor, for the city councils ; Oration 47: On the protection systems ; Index of proper names: A ; Index of proper names: B.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 451-452.
Other Titles: Julian orations.
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Orations
Responsibility: Libanius ; edited and translated by A.F. Norman.

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