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Approaches to the Second Sophistic

Approaches to the Second Sophistic

papers presented at the 105th annual meeting of the American Philological Association, Saint Louis, Missouri, December 28-30, 1973.

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Published by The Association in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by G. W. Bowersock.
    ContributionsBowersock, G. W. 1936-, American Philological Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB288 A66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20780400M

      The “Second Sophistic” traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire’s power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome. This book proposes a very different : Tim Whitmarsh. Define sophistic. sophistic synonyms, sophistic pronunciation, sophistic translation, English dictionary definition of sophistic. or sophistical adj. 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.

    A sophist (Greek: σοφιστής, sophistes) was a specific kind of teacher in ancient Greece, in the fifth and fourth centuries sophists specialized in using the tools of philosophy and rhetoric, though other sophists taught subjects such as music, athletics and general, they claimed to teach arete ("excellence" or "virtue", applied to various subject areas. approach definition: 1. to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time, quality, or amount: 2. to deal. Learn more.

    proach is compared with other approaches to analysing Paul’s argumentation. The second section investigates more closely what it means when ‘sophistic rhetoric’ is used as a key to analyse Paul’s that end, some models which start from a ‘Platonic’ view of rhetoric are compared with a model which combines a ‘(neo-)Cited by: 2.   In this interview, I speak with former ASHR president Susan Jarratt about her new book manuscript on the Second Sophistic, the importance of foregrounding historiographical questions in historical research, and the enduring appeal of Sappho. Jarratt is professor emerita of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine.


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Approaches to the Second Sophistic by G. Bowersock (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Because the Second Sophistic also meant care for the old traditions, there is a strong similarity to the contemporary activities of the rabbis in Palestine (who wrote down their old discussions) and the Celtic Renaissance (a return to pre-Roman art forms).

It was as if all these cultures wrote down who they were, before they would lose their. Approaches to the Second Sophistic: papers presented at the th Annual Meeting Approaches to the Second Sophistic book the American Philological Association.

Other articles where Second Sophistic school is discussed: Sophist: The Second Sophistic movement: It is a historical accident that the name “Sophist” came to be applied to the Second Sophistic movement. Greek literature underwent a period of eclipse during the 1st century bce and under the early Roman Empire.

But Roman dominance did not prevent. Book Description: The "Second Sophistic" traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire's power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome.

This book proposes a very different model. Is a term applied to the period c. ad 60– when declamation became the most prestigious literary activity in the Greek world. Philostratus coined the term in his Lives of the Sophists, claiming a link between the classical sophists and the movement whose first member he identified as Nicetes of Smyrna in the reign of Nero.

The term ‘sophist’ seems restricted to rhetors who entered upon. Barbara Elisabeth Borg FSA (born 26 December ) is Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Exeter.

She is known in particular for her work on Roman tombs, the language of classical art, and geoarchaeologyAlma mater: Heidelberg University, Göttingen University. About the Book. The “Second Sophistic” traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire’s power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome.

This book is an excellent introduction to the Second Sophistic, a Greek literary movement which re-vitalized Greek literary culture, particularly in the area of rhetoric, but also philosophy. Much maligned by scholars of the last few centuries, studies on the Second Sophistic are /5.

A short and incredibly helpful book on the rise of the second sophistic - a movement in Hellenistic literature focused on oral performance. As a Lucian fan, I wanted to get more information on the background of the many great writers that fit into this literary style, and this book was an accessible start.4/5.

This article focuses on the Second Sophistic, which is considered as a cultural movement that gained prominence during the second and third centuries ad. It was also characterized by linguistic classicism, professional performers who often came from the highest levels of society, and improvised declamations on judicial and historical : Thomas A.

Schmitz. About this book. A Companion to Roman Art encompasses various contextual approaches to funerary customs in the second century CE (), and the edited volume Paideia: The World of the Second Sophistic ().

She is the recipient of a number of awards and prizes, including a Getty Research Fellowship, a Senior Onassis Fellowship, the Hugh. ♥ Book Title: The Oxford Handbook to the Second Sophistic ♣ Name Author: William A.

Johnson ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: bZ47DwAAQBAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Focusing on the period known as the Second Sophistic (an era roughly co-extensive with the.

Rhetoric and the Second Sophistic. Graham Anderson. Search for more papers by this author. Graham Anderson. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): William Dominik. Search for more papers by this author. Jon Hall. Search for more papers by this author. First published: 01 January Cited by: 1.

The study of the Second Sophistic is a relative newcomer to the Anglophone field of classics, and much of what characterizes it temporally and culturally remains a matter of legitimate contestation.

This Handbook offers a diversity of scholarly voices that attempt to define the state of this developing field. Included are chapters that offer practical guidance on the wide range of valuable. This item: The Second Sophistic: A Cultural Phenomenon in the Roman Empire by Graham Anderson Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

Ships from and sold by SuperBookDeals. Rome's Cultural Revolution by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill Paperback $ Only 7 left in stock - order soon/5(2). Focusing on the period known as the Second Sophistic (an era roughly co-extensive with the second century AD), this Handbook serves the need for a broad and accessible overview.

The study of the Second Sophistic is a relative new-comer to the Anglophone field of classics and much of what characterizes it temporally and culturally remains a matter of legitimate contestation. Get this from a library. The Oxford handbook of the Second Sophistic. [William A Johnson;] -- The Second Sophistic refers to a revival of the teaching and practice of Greek rhetoric in the second century AD, and to the general cultural flourishing in the Greek east during Rome's high empire.

Free Online Library: Reclaiming the Theatrical in the Second Sophistic. by "Helios"; History Literature, writing, book reviews Social sciences, general Ancient oratory Performances Classical orations Public speaking Sophists Sophists (Greek philosophy). SECOND SOPHISTIC "New, or Second Sophistic" is a term used in the third century a.d.

by Philostratus in his Lives of the Sophists in reference to Greek rhetoric and oratory after Isocrates ( – ). Today the first century is used as the boundary between the "New Sophistic" and the "Old," and with a modern sense of the unity of Greco-Roman civilization, "Second (New) Sophistic" now.

Who is the Sophist? Problems and Approaches Noburu Notomi (Keio University) "Sophist" is the name of professional intellectuals and teachers active in ancient Greece (and Rome). I have discussed in my book Who is the Sophist?

(Jinbun-shoin, ) whether, and how, the sophist matters to philosophy. Aren't the sophists historical. Sophism was the single most important movement in second century literature: prose of that period came to be written as entertainment rather than confined to historical subjects.

Graham Anderson shows how the Greek sophists' skills in public speaking enabled them to perform effectively across a variety of by: This chapter explores the extraordinary power of philosophy in the 2nd century, when Roman emperors had stopped sneering at philosophy, and intellectuals were high fashion.

Philostratus labelled this period the Second Sophistic, because, as in Athens at the time of Socrates, intellectuals who could give a good performance were admired and highly paid.