Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

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Index
Abaris (Scythian), 122; and comes Ursacius, 216, 226
Academy, Athenian: in Oration 3, 172; in Oration 41, 64
Achaia: Himerius in, 4; proconsular governors of, 207
Acheloüs, in Oration 9, 152
Acheron (underworld), 32
Achilles: arms of, 229, 252, 253n180; birth of, 151; conflict with Agamemnon, 93; in Homer, 258; at house of Lycomedes, 252, 253n180; love for Deidamia, 143; lyre of, 73, 123, 252; and Patroclus, 238, 249; psychological wound of, 93n70; studies under Chiron, 66, 83, 125, 143, 248n169, 252, 253n180; studies under Phoenix, 68, 82, 274n5
—in Oration 9, 143, 151; in Oration 21, 73, 123; in Oration 25, 229–30; in Oration 26, 125; in Oration 29, 82n40; in Oration 32, 238; in Oration 34, 83; in Oration 39, 52; in Oration 46, 252; in Oration 54, 132; in Oration 65, 72, 93
Adultery: in Attic law, 179n74; entrapment into, 177, 179, 180, 181, 183; in Latin declamations, 160n14; in meletai, 159–60; in Roman law, 179n74
Aeacus, 139; and Chiron, 227; descendants of, 231
Aëdon (nightingale), 106n100
Aegean Sea: painting of, 219; piracy in, 196
Aelius Aristides, 62n68; on Athens, 195n119; funeral orations of, 161; influence on Himerius, 22; on Meles River, 223n68; Panathenaicus, 162n22; praise of Apellas, 23n22; on Smyrna, 111n9
Aeschines: acting career of, 165n31; case against Ctesiphon, 166n34; exile of, 158–59, 165, 167; in Oration 1, 164–65; treachery of, 167n40, 168, 170; trial of, 165, 166n34
Aeschylus: grandiloquence of, 26; and Solon, 66, 67, 83
Aesop, 94n73; and Delphi, 251; fable of Apollo, 94–95
Aethia (sister of Priam), 170
Agamemnon: conflict with Achilles, 93; in Oration 46, 252; in Oration 47, 255–56; in Oration 65, 13, 72, 93
Agave, 96n77
Agesilaus, and Antandrus, 248
Alcaeus, 190n105; in Oration 48, 262– 63; on Thales, 233
Alcestis, 180n76
Alcibiades: beauty of, 26; eloquence of, 78n27; envy of, 243; luxury of, 78; Nicias and, 40, 41, 43n25, 53;

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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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