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Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century

Author: Raffaella Cribiore
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raffaella Cribiore draws on her unique knowledge of the entire body of Libanius's vast literary output to offer the fullest intellectual portrait yet of this remarkable thinker.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raffaella Cribiore
OCLC Number: 941406140
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Contents: Preface and AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Rhetoric and the Distortion of Reality2. A Rhetor and his Audience: The Role of Invective3. A Man and his Gods4. God and the GodsConclusion: Julian's School Edict AgainSelect BibliographyIndex

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"The corpus of Libanius' speeches and letters is enormous, and few scholars can rightly claim, as Raffaella Cribiore can, to have an excellent command of the whole. In Libanius the Sophist, Cribiore Read more...

 
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