Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

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Arrangement of Orations
and Concordance

ARRANGEMENT OF ORATIONS IN THIS TRANSLATION
1. Himerius’s Son, Rufinus: 7, 8
2. In Praise of Cities and of Men: 62, 39, 40, 41
3. In and Around Himerius’s School: 13.1–5, 16, 19, 22, 29, 34, 35, 44, 45, 61, 65, 66, 68, 69, 74
4. Coming and Going in Himerius’s School: 10, 11, 13.6–8, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 26, 27, 30, 33, 54, 59, 60, 63, 64
5. The Epithalamium for Severus: 9
6. Imaginary Orations: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
7. Orations Addressed to Roman Officials: 12, 20, 23, 24, 25, 28, 31, 32, 36, 38, 42, 43, 46, 47, 48
8. Miscellaneous Remains: 37; frags. 1–17

CONCORDANCE

Wernsdorff and Dübner had divided what Colonna universally calls orations into eclogues (i.e., the Photian excerpts) and orations. Orations 49–53, 55–58, 67, 70–73, and 75 Colonna have no text; they are titles of completely lost orations, to which Colonna has given oration numbers, and are not included here. Völker follows Colonna’s numeration. I have added one newly discovered “fragment” to the 16 gathered by

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Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The Transformation of the Classical Heritage ii
  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • The Orations 17
  • Chapter 1 - Himerius’s Son, Rufinus 19
  • Chapter 2 - In Praise of Cities and of Men 34
  • Chapter 3 - In and around Himerius’s School 66
  • Chapter 4 - Coming and Going in Himerius’s School 107
  • Chapter 5 - The Epithalamium for Severus 141
  • Chapter 6 - Imaginary Orations 156
  • Chapter 7 - Orations Addressed to Roman Officials 207
  • Chapter 8 - Miscellaneous Remains 272
  • Arrangement of Orations and Concordance 279
  • Bibliography 283
  • Index 295
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