The Second Sophistic (New Surveys in the Classics)

The Second Sophistic (New Surveys in the Classics)


The 'Second Sophistic' is arguably the fastest-growing zone in modern classical scholarship. This brief, available account explores a few of the ways that sleek scholarship has approached some of the most awesome literary phenomena of antiquity, the astounding oratorical tradition of the Early Imperial interval. Successive chapters care for ancient and cultural heritage, sophistic functionality, technical treatises (including the problem of Atticism and Asianism), the concept that of identification, and the broader influence of sophistic functionality on significant authors of the time, together with Plutarch, Lucian and the Greek novelists.

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