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Themistius, Julian and Greek political theory under Rome : texts, translations and studies of four key works

Author: Simon Swain
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critical edition, translation and analysis of four texts illustrating the relation of kings and courtiers in the fourth-century Roman world.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swain, Simon.
Themistius, Julian and Greek political theory under Rome
(OCoLC)854617453
Named Person: Themistius.; Julian, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Swain
ISBN: 9781139208109 1139208101 9781107516601 1107516609
OCLC Number: 865079499
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 224 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Studies: 1. The political letter: Sopater, Letter to Himerius; 2. Themistius, Letter to Julian; Appendix to Chapter 2. The Letter to Julian - Greek into Arabic; 3. Themistius, Julian, and Julian's Letter to Themistius; 4. Letter of Aristotle to Alexander; Epilogue; Appendix to Part I. Letter of Aristotle to Alexander; Part II. Texts and Translations: 5. Sopater, Letter to Himerius; 6. Themistius, Letter to Julian; 7. Julian, Letter to Themistius; 8. Letter of Aristotle to Alexander.
Responsibility: by S.C.R. Swain.

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