Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism,

Overdue Antiquity has attracted an important quantity of recognition in recent times. As a historic interval it has so far been outlined via the transformation of Roman associations, the emergence of special non secular cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of historical wisdom to medieval and early smooth Europe.

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Later Greek Literature, Yale Classical Studies 27 (Cambridge: 1982). Zarini, V. Rhétorique, poétique, spiritualité: La technique épique de Corippe dans la Johannide, Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses 4 (Turnhout: 2003). Chapter 2 The Dynamic Reception of Theodore of Mopsuestia in the Sixth Century: Greek, Syriac, and Latin Adam H. 1 Late antiquity saw the birth of new literacies and new forms of Paideia throughout the Mediterranean world and well beyond, as far north as Northumbria and Ireland, south into Ethiopia, and eastwards into the Sasanian Empire and Central Asia.

A more nuanced idea of their individual formation and education would help in many cases too—at the moment there are just too many generalizations. ), Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity (Leiden: 2003), pp. 449–496. 39 See the cautious conclusions on authorship of Philip Rousseau, ‘Antony as Teacher in the Greek Life’, in Thomas Hägg and Philip Rousseau (eds), Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity (Berkeley and Los Angeles: 2000), pp. 89–106, at pp. 101–104; for this old problem see also the critical edition of the V.

Junillus does not demonstrate the kind of compromise between a Cyrilline and a Chalcedonian perspective that is associated with Neo-Chalcedonianism. Certain phrases in the few Christological passages in the Instituta would suggest an adherence to Chalcedon.

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