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Philostratus, Flavius

Philostratus the Athenian

Philostratus, Flavius

by Philostratus the Athenian

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Published by Heinemann, Putnam"s Sons in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Art, Greco-Roman

  • Edition Notes

    1

    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsPhilostratus, Minor., Callistratus, Sophista. Statuae., Philostratus, of Lemnos, b., ca. 191., Fairbanks, Arthur, 1864-1944.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA"4272"A5"1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination429 p.
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20425683M

      Philostratus or Lucius Flavius Philostratus (c. / – /), called "the Athenian", was a Greek sophist of the Roman imperial period. His father was a minor sophist of the same name. Philostratus, Flavius DE VITA APOLLONII TYANEI LIBRI OCTO EUSEBIUS CONTRA HIEROCLEM Q[UI] TYANEUM CHRISTO CONFERRE CONATUS FUERIT [WITH LATIN TRANSLATIONS OF BOTH WORKS] (VENICE): ALDUS MANUTIUS, (MARCH ); (FEBRUARY ) [ACTUALLY MAY ], WOODCUT ALDINE DEVICE ON FIRST TITLE .

    Brand new Book. Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca. CE, was a Greek sophist who studied at Athens and later lived in Rome. He was author of the admirable Life of Apollonius of Tyana (Loeb nos. Philostratus or Lucius Flavius Philostratus (c. / – /), called "the Athenian", was a Greek sophist of the Roman imperial period. His father was a minor sophist of the same name. His father was a minor sophist of the same name.

    Imagines (Greek: Εἰκόνες) are works in Ancient Greek describing and explaining various artworks by two authors, both known as first two volumes (one consisting of an introduction and 31 chapters and the other of 34 chapters) are generally attributed to Philostratus of Lemnos, or possibly to his more famous father-in-law Philostratus of Athens. Flavius Philostratus was born into a prominent and wealthy family at Lemnos. Although the date of his birth remains conjectural, there is little reason to doubt that he spent his youth on Lemnos (Life of Apollonius ). He then studied rhetoric with Proclus in Athens as well.


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Philostratus was the freedman and companion of Apollonius and provides a fascinating insight into the first century of the common era and one of its most remarkable historical figures - widely believed to be the inspiration for Eusebius of Caesarea's retrospective creation of a "historical" by: As for Philostratus Life of Apollonius, the book is of interest despite its real or imagined relationship to Christianity.

It recounts the story of a philosopher, wizard, sage or charlatan (there is evidence for all these descriptions) who lived an apparently long and well-traveled life in the first century of the common era/5(5). Philostratus was the freedman and companion of Apollonius and provides a fascinating insight into the first century of the common era and one of its most remarkable historical figures - widely believed to be the inspiration for Eusebius of Philostratus retrospective creation of a "historical" Jesus/5(16).

Flavius Philostratus, (born ad —died c. ), Greek writer of Roman imperial times who studied at Athens and some time after ad entered the circle of the philosophical Syrian empress of Rome, Julia her death he settled in Tyre.

Philostratus’s works include Gymnastikos, a treatise dealing with athletic training; Ērōïkos (“Hero”), a dialogue on the.

Entry for 'Philostratus, Flavius' - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia, with it's nea entries and 17 millin words, dwarfs modern Bible encyclopedias with the depth of knowledge.

Philostratus has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Philostratus’s most popular book is The Life Of Apollonius Of Tyana. PHILOSTRATUS THE ELDER was a Greek writer who flourished in the C3rd A.D.

He was the author of a work entitled the Imagines (or Images), a collection of short Flavius book describing mostly myth-themed paintings in poetic detail.

His grandson Philostratus the Younger produced a similar work with the same title. "The treatise of Eusebius, the son of Pamphilus, against the Life of Apollonius of Tyana, written by Philostratus, occasioned by the parallel drawn by Hierocles between him and Christ" (Greek and English, vol.

II, p) Greek and English on opposite pages The life of Apollonius of TyanaThe epistles of ApolloniusThe treaty of EusebiusPages: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook.

Flavius Philostratus: Heroikos. Philostratus's Heroikos, available here in English for the first time, is a fictional dialogue set at the tomb of Protesilaos, the first hero to die in the Trojan War/5.

The Codex Philostratus Philostratus Flavius – Philostratus Lemnius Opera Cod. Lat. (Firenze, Pergamen) is a piece of this collection, which contains the works of the sophist Philostratus of Athens and of his nephew (3rd c. AD.). Philostratus devotes much of the book to a kind of revisionist Olympic history—one less concerned with truth than with the fairy-tale nature of such stories.

So, what does the Gymnasticus have to offer modern students and scholars of sport. To find out, we need a second reading that tries to answer the questions raised by the first—a readingFile Size: KB. Introduction. Philostratus' Life of Apollonius: third-century biography of a charismatic teacher and miracle worker from the first century CE, who is often likened to Jesus of Nazareth.

In the Life of Apollonius, the Athenian author Philostratus, a sophist who lived from c to c, tells the story of Apollonius of Tyana. The Codex Philostratus (Philostratus Flavius – Philostratus Lemnius Opera/Philostratus Corvina) is a piece of this collection, which contains the works of the sophist Philostratus of Athens and of his nephew (3rd c.

AD.). About the Author. Of these the most famous is Philostratus "the Athenian". Very little is known of his career.

Even his name is doubtful. The Lives of the Sophists gives the praenomen Flavius, which, however, is found elsewhere only in Tzetzes. Eunapius and Synesius call him a Lemnian; Photius a Tyrian; his letters refer to him as an Athenian/5(13).

The Life of Apollonius of Tyana By: Flavius Philostratus Apollonius of Tyana (ca. AD) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province of Cappadocia in Asia Minor.

His date of birth is a matter of conjecture as some say he was roughly a contemporary of Jesus. After Apollonius' death his Author: Flavius Philostratus.

According to Philostratus, his book relies on a multiplicity of sources: A book on the youth of Apollonius, written by Maximus of Aegae. Memoirs written by a disciple of Apollonius, Damis.

of Philostratus' (alas, probably largely fictional) biography of Apollonius, ' for there is in it much that is very good Well, this is probably not summer beach reading material, but this isan.

Of the distinguished Lemnian family of Philostrati, Flavius Philostratus 'the Athenian', ca. – CE, was a Greek sophist who studied at Athens and later lived in was author of the admirable Life of Apollonius of Tyana (Loeb nos.

16 and 17) and of Lives of the Sophists, a treasury of information about notable tratus's sketches of sophists in action. Probably the first example in literature of an insufferable Vegetarian.

This book was written by Philostratus on request of a Roman Empress; I get the distinct impression that the author "phoned it in." Apollonius was a 1st century CE "philosopher" and reformer of pagan practices/5. Buy The Life of Apollonius of Tyana by Philostratus, Flavius (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(14). The two first books, of Philostratus, concerning the life of Apollonius Tyaneus: written originally in Greek, and now published in English: together with philological notes upon each chapter by Philostratus the Athenian 2 editions - first published in Flavius PHILOSTRATUS ( - ), translated by F.

C. CONYBEARE ( - ) Apollonius of Tyana (ca. AD) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province of Cappadocia in Asia Minor.