A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to by Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman

By Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman

The main entire and updated paintings to be had on historic Macedonian heritage and fabric tradition, A spouse to historic Macedonia is a useful reference for college students and students alike.

Features new, specifically commissioned essays by means of best and up-and-coming students within the field.
Examines the political, army, social, monetary, and cultural heritage of old Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the tip of Roman interval and beyond.
Discusses the significance of artwork, archaeology and architecture.
All historical resources are translated in English.
Each bankruptcy contains bibliographical essays for additional examining.

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Theodorus 11/iii. It was not unusual to send a letter with one’s own portrait; see Aeneas of Gaza Ep. 12, and Procopius of Gaza Epp. 53, 61, and 94. 24 • Chapter One mind that became unmanageable in his old age. Though in his youth he was able to maintain independence and a measure of consistency, in his late years some duplicity took hold of him. Constantly preoccupied with making friends, having a following, and having his work appreciated, he was ambivalent or plainly hostile to some people, but showed two different faces in the letters he sent them and in venomous orations delivered to an exclusive group of close supporters.

82 Or. 31. Cf. below, the people in the workshops who submitted him to a dokimasia when he returned to Antioch. 83 Or. 10. On Antioch welcoming teachers, cf. Or. 188. 84 Or. 167–68. Cf. 39. 81 28 • Chapter One spending whole days attending extravagant shows and whole nights discussing the tactics of the various drivers (Or. 20–21). 86 He considered these spectacles detrimental to the study of rhetoric,87 and his condemnation of races and the theater also extended to those of his ex-students who, after leaving school, showed more enthusiasm for horses than for books.

50 Ep. 9 (N6). 51 On Gaudentius, see below. 52 Or. 13–15, a prose hymn. Schouler (1984, 437) calls the passage an ekphrasis. 53 Cf. the striding lion mosaic in Kondoleon 2000a, 130, fig. 1. 54 Ep. 352 (B7). 22 • Chapter One sometimes is built around the emperor Julian. Advancing in secret along the Danube in 361 after his troops’ proclamation, he suddenly appeared at the frontier and caught his enemies by surprise, “exactly like an underwater diver who is hidden under the surface of the sea and escapes the notice of people on the shore as long as he likes” (Or.

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