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The second sophistic

a cultural phenomenon in the Roman empire

by Graham Anderson

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Sophists (Greek philosophy),
    • Rhetoric, Ancient,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D,
    • Rome -- Civilization -- Greek influences

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-296) and index.

      Other titles2nd sophistic.
      StatementGraham Anderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG78 .A63 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 303 p. ;
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1741090M
      ISBN 100415099889
      LC Control Number92047085

        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. In the World of the Second Sophistic, the Roman Empire's Greek elite turned education, paideia, and knowledge of the Classical age into a vital factor in their struggle for political : Barbara Borg.

      In what follows I cite G. W. Bowersock, Greek Sophists in the Roman Empire, , and Approaches to the Second Sophistic, ed. Bowersock, , as Bowersock I and II, and Galen on Prognosis, ed. V. Nutton, , (CMG ), and Galen, Problems and Prospects ed. Nutton, , as Nutton I and II; Prognosis itself is cited from this edition, other works of Galen either by pages from CMG, or by Cited by: 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.

      In the World of the Second Sophistic, education, paideia, was a crucial factor in the discourse of power. Knowledge in the fields of medicine, history, philosophy and poetry joined with rhetorical brilliance and a sumptuary outer appearance became the habitus of the elite of the Eastern Roman Empire. In the World of the Second Sophistic, education, paideia, was a crucial factor in the discourse of dge in the fields of medicine, history, philosophy, and poetry joined with rhetorical brilliance and a presentable manner became the outward appearance of the elite of the Eastern Roman Empire.


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Book Description The 'Second Sophistic' is arguably the fastest-growing area in contemporary classical scholarship. This short, accessible account explores the various ways in which modern scholarship has approached one of the most extraordinary literary phenomena of antiquity, the dazzling oratorical culture of the Early Imperial by: 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 beginning to /5. The 'Second Sophistic' is arguably the fastest-growing area in contemporary classical scholarship. This short, accessible account explores the various ways in which modern scholarship has approached one of the most extraordinary literary phenomena of antiquity, the dazzling oratorical culture of 4/5.

The Second Sophistic - Timothy Whitmarsh - Google Books. The 'Second Sophistic' The second sophistic book arguably the fastest-growing area in contemporary classical scholarship. This short, accessible account explores the various ways in which modern scholarship has approached one of the most extraordinary literary phenomena of antiquity, the dazzling oratorical culture of the Early Imperial period.

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The Second Sophistic has been considered by scholars as an expression of escapism that allowed members of the Greek elite to forget their lack of power within the Roman Empire. It has also been viewed as a feature of a semiotic system that allowed performative expression and reinforcement of values and attitudes of the Greek social : Thomas A.

Schmitz. The Second Sophistic: A Cultural Phenomenon in the Roman Empire Graham Anderson No preview available - Aeschines The Greek variant of this cultural phenomenon is called the Second Sophistic (the First Sophistic being the art of speaking of the fifth and fourth century BCE).

This term was coined by the sophist and author Philostratus. 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 : 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. Whitmarsh The Second Sophistic.

Tim Whitmarsh may be the leading scholar of the second sophistic currently active. His approach in the book you'll be reading from (of which I can legally scan only a tiny portion) is partly straightforward introduction, partly a critical consideration as to modern reception of the very notion of a second sophistic.

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. 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.

Book Description. 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 activities. OUP () h/b pp £97 (ISBN ) The term ‘Second Sophistic’ is commonly used to denote a revival of classical Attic prose and rhetorical practice in the Hellenic world between (approximately) 50 and A.D.

(some scholars extend the scope of the phenomenon into the fourth century, or even beyond). The term as such refers [ ]. The second Sophistic. [Tim Whitmarsh] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. 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 proposes a very different model. Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages i-iv. Get Access to Full Text. Table of contents. Pages v-vi. Get Access to Full Text. Introduction. Pages Get Access to Full Text Festivals and physical education in the world of the Second Sophistic.

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This chapter considers how Latin authors roughly contemporaneous with the Greek Second Sophistic sought to differentiate themselves from the practices of Greek intellectuals even as they adopted many of them.

Pliny the Younger’s accounts of declamation, Aulus Gellius’s performance of erudition, and Fronto’s self-presentation opposed (explicitly or implicitly) the conduct of “Greek Author: Tom Habinek.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.

The chapter traces the changing reception in modern scholarship of this ‘performance philosophy’ and its startling reversals.The Second Sophistic” traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empires 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. Covering popular fiction, poetry and Greco-Jewish material, it argues for Author: Tim Whitmarsh.