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Philostratus the Elder, Imagines. Philostratus the Younger, Imagines. Callistratus, Descriptions. : Loeb Classical Library No. 256 - Callistratus

Philostratus the Elder, Imagines. Philostratus the Younger, Imagines. Callistratus, Descriptions.

Loeb Classical Library No. 256

By: Callistratus, A. Fairbanks (Transcribed by)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674992825
Number Of Pages: 480

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This volume presents kindred works important for evidence relating to late Greek art. They are attributed to two men each known as Philostratus and to a third man called Callistratus, otherwise unknown. To an elder Philostratus, the Lemnian, born ca. 190 CE, junior kinsman of the Philostratus who wrote the Life of Apollonius of Tyana and Lives of the Sophists, is attributed the series of 65 'Eikones' or 'Imagines', descriptions (in two books) ostensibly of paintings in a gallery at Naples. A younger Philostratus, apparently his grandson, is credited with 17 similar descriptions. The 14 'Ekphraseis' attributed to Callistratus are descriptions of statues in stone or bronze, written probably in the fourth century CE. It is not known to what extent the descriptions are of real works of art, but they show how artists treated their subjects, and are written with some artistic knowledge. Yet rhetorical skill dominates: these pieces were written to display the writers' powers of description.

Philostratus the Younger, Imagines
Callistratus, Descriptions
List Of Descriptions
List Of Illustrations
Bibliography Philostratus
The Elder
Introduction Imagines
Philostratus
The Younger Introduction Imagines Callistratus
Introduction Descriptions
Index
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ISBN: 9780674992825
ISBN-10: 0674992822
Series: Loeb Classical Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.35

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