Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Libanius
(2,099 words)

b. AD 314 in Antioch/Syria;

d. there in AD 393 or soon after;

most important Greek rhetor of Late Antiquity.

Works

Speeches, rhetorical works, and letters. The 64 extant speeches (lógoi) include: addresses and open letters to emperors, from Constantius [2] II and Constans [1] (no. 59 of 34…

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Gerhardt, Thomas, “Libanius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 24 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0128>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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