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Theios Sophistes essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii

Kristoffel Demoen; Danny Praet 1968-


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  • Title:
    Theios Sophistes essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii
  • Author: Kristoffel Demoen; Danny Praet 1968-
  • Description: CONTENTS; Introduction; Notes on Contributors; PART ONE LITERARY AND PHILOLOGICAL ASPECTS; Les choix narratifs de Philostrate dans la Vie d'Apollonios de Tyane (Alain Billault); Towards a New Critical Edition of Philostratus' Life of Apollonius: Th e Affi liation of the Manuscripts (Gerard Boter); Quotation of Earlier Texts in Τα ̀ες̓ τον̀ Τυανεά Απ̓ολλων́ιον (Ewen Bowie); How to Become a Poet? Homer and Apollonius Visit the Mound of Achilles (Peter Grossardt); Author and Narrator: Fiction and Metafi ction in Philostratus' Vita Apollonii (Wannes Gyselinck & Kristoffel Demoen)
    Reforming the Eyes: Interpreters and Interpretation in the Vita Apollonii (Graeme Miles)Irony Versus Eulogy. Th e Vita Apollonii as Metabiographical Fiction (Thomas Schirren); ""Never the Twain Shall Meet""? Plutarch and Philostratus' Life of Apollonius: Some Th emes and Techniques (Luc Van der Stockt); PART TWO HISTORICAL, RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS; Folklore Versus Fakelore: Some Problems in the Life of Apollonius (Graham Anderson); Apollonius' Ascension (Jaap-Jan Flinterman); Some Letters of Apollonius of Tyana (Christopher Jones)
    The Emesan Connection: Philostratus and Heliodorus (John R. Morgan)Pythagoreanism and the Planetary Deities: Th e Philosophical and Literary Master-structure of the Vita Apollonii (Danny Praet); The Philostratean Apollonius as a Teacher (Erkki Koskenniemi); La Vie d'Apollonius de Tyane et le discours hagiographique (Marc Van Uytfanghe); Bibliography; General Index; Index Locorum
    In this collection of interpretative essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii , leading scholars and younger critics make for a combination of methodological continuity and innovation. The wide range of approaches does justice to the text's high level of literary, historical and philosophical-religious sophistication.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill
  • Format: 1 online resource (424 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-40019-3;ISBN 9786612400193;ISBN 90-474-2440-9
  • Subjects: Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent. Life of Apollonius of Tyana; Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent -- Criticism and interpretation; Biographers -- Greece; Biography as a literary form; Sophists (Greek philosophy); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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