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Between city and school : selected orations of Libanius

Author: Libanius; Raffaella Cribiore
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, September 2016.
Series: Translated texts for historians, v. 65.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of twelve important but little-read orations of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, providing an English translation for each with a thorough introduction and copious notes.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Libanius.
Between city and school.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, [2015]
(OCoLC)920853007
Named Person: Libanius.; Libanius.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Libanius; Raffaella Cribiore
OCLC Number: 969259182
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 262 pages)
Contents: General introduction --
Orations (in chronological order). Oration 61 (358 CE), Monody for Nicomedia --
Oration 37 (after 365), To Polycles --
Oration 40 (366), To Eumolpius --
Oration 55 (early), To Anaxentius --
Oration 53 (380-384), On the invitations to banquets --
Oration 41 (382-387), To Timocrates --
Oration 39 (before 384), Consolation to Antiochus --
Oration 35 (388), To those who do not speak --
Oration 51 (388), To the emperor, against those who besiege the governors --
Oration 52 (388), To the emperor, proposal of a law against those who visit the headquarters of officials --
Oration 63 (388-389), For Olympius --
Oration 38 (after 388), Against Silvanus.
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, v. 65.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: Raffaella Cribiore.

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