Results for 'Philostratus (the Athenian)'

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    The Life of Apollonius of Tyana.Philostratus (the Athenian) - 2005 - Harvard University Press.
    v. 1. Books I-IV -- v. 2. Books V-VIII -- v. 3. Letters of Appolonius. Ancient testimonia. Eusebius's reply to Hierocles.
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    Life of Apollonius.Philostratus (the Athenian) - 1970 - [Harmondsworth, Eng.]Penguin Books.
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    Power, Paideia & Pythagoreanism: Greek Identity, Conceptions of the Relationship Between Philosophers and Monarchs and Political Ideas in Philostratus' Life of Apollonius.Jaap-Jan Flinterman - 1995 - J.C. Gieben, Publisher.
    The Athenian sophist Philostratus completed a romanticised biography of Apollonius of Tyana in the second or third decade of the third century A.D. One of the most striking aspects of the presentation of this firstcentury Pythagorean sage and miracleworker in the Vita Apollonii (VA) is his role as 'politically active philosopher'. Not only does the protagonist of the VA regularly intervene in situa-tions of conflict in Greek cities and instruct their citi-zens on how they ought to live together, (...)
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    The Burial of Herodes Atticus: Élite Identity, Urban Society, and Public Memory in Roman Greece.Joseph L. Rife - 2008 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 128:92-127.
    This paper discusses the burial of Herodes Atticus as a well-attested case of élite identification through mortuary practices. It gives a close reading of Philostratus' account of Herodes' end inc. 179 alongside the evidence of architecture, inscriptions, sculpture, and topography at Marathon, Cephisia and Athens. The intended burial of Herodes and the actual burials of his family on the Attic estates expressed wealth and territorial control, while his preference for Marathon fused personal history with civic history. The Athenian (...)
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