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Heroicus. Gymnasticus. Discourses 1 and 2

Philostratus

Edited and translated by Jeffrey Rusten

Jason König

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ISBN 9780674996748

Publication Date: 06/09/2014

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544 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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  • Heroicus (On Heroes)
    • Preface
    • Introduction
      • 1. Heroicus among the Works of Philostratus
      • 2. The Earliest Hero Cults to the Fifth Century
      • 3. Patterns of Myth and Cult
        • Identifications of Heroes
        • Authorization for Hero Cult
        • Shrines and Cults
      • 4. Patterns of Belief
        • City Cults
        • Heroes and the Individual
        • Heroes in Hellenistic and Roman Greece
      • 5. Correcting Homer
      • 6. The Setting
      • 7. Voices of the Dialogue
        • The Vinedresser’s Voices and Narrative Modes
        • The Phoenician and His “Conversion”
      • 8. Protesilaus (Chs. 8.18–16)
      • 9. Lives of the Heroes
        • The Catalog of Heroes
        • Palamedes (Ch. 33)
        • Achilles (Chs. 45–51)
      • 10. Stories Expurgated by Homer
        • Telephus (Ch. 23)
        • Achilles and Polyxena (Ch. 51.1)
      • 11. Verbalizing the Visual
      • 12. Rituals
        • Funerary Rites of Ajax of Locris (Ch. 31.8–9)
        • Ritual of New Fire at Lemnos (Ch. 53.5–7)
        • Thessalian Ritual for Achilles in Troy (Ch. 53.8–23)
        • Sacrifices on Leuke
      • 13. Amazing Stories
      • 14. The Manuscripts and Modern Editions and Translations
    • Bibliography
    • Outline
    • Text and Translation
  • Gymnasticus
    • Preface
    • Introduction
      • 1. Date and Authorship
      • 2. Athletic Trainers and Athletic Training in Imperial Culture
      • 3. Athletic Training as a Form of Sophia in Gymnasticus 1–2 and 14–16
      • 4. Athletic History in Gymnasticus 3–13 and 17–24
      • 5. Medicine and Physiognomy in Gymnasticus 25–58
      • 6. Manuscript Tradition
      • 7. Previous Editions and Translations
      • 8. This Edition and Translation
    • Bibliography
    • Outline
    • Text and Translation
  • Discourses 1 and 2
    • Introduction
    • Text and Translation
  • Index to Heroicus
  • Index to Gymnasticus

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