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Eunapius of Sardis

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Eunapius of Sardis was a pagan Greek sophist and historian who lived from A.D. 345/6 until at least A.D. 414. Two of his works survive. The Lives of the Philosophers and Sophists is complete, but the Histories, which covered the period from A.D. 270 to A.D, 404, are fragmentary. This thesis falls into four parts. The first deals with Eunapius' family, education, and role as a sophist and the second examines the Lives in relation to other pagan and Christian biog...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1978
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602459068
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-04-01

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