The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch

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This book is a study of the fourth-century sophist Libanius, a major intellectual figure who ran one of the most prestigious schools of rhetoric in the later Roman Empire. He was a tenacious adherent of pagan religion and a friend of the emperor Julian, but also taught leaders of the early Christian church like St. John Chrysostom and St. Basil the Great. Raffaella Cribiore examines Libanius's training and personality, showing him to be a vibrant educator, though somewhat gloomy and anxious by nature. She traces how he ...

The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691171357

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The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691128245

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