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Flavius Philostratus on Heroes Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean

Flavius Philostratus on Heroes

Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean

Published March 3rd 2004
ISBN : 9781589830370
Paperback
187 pages
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 About the Book 

Writing toward the end of what is called the Second Sophistic era, about 60-230 CE, Philostratus, through a character he creates, claims to tell a truer and more accurate account of the Trojan War than Homer. Maclean (religion, Roanoke College) andMoreWriting toward the end of what is called the Second Sophistic era, about 60-230 CE, Philostratus, through a character he creates, claims to tell a truer and more accurate account of the Trojan War than Homer. Maclean (religion, Roanoke College) and Aitken (New Testament, Harvard Divinity School) provide an easy-to-read translation, notes on the language and history, and an index. The Society of Biblical Literature publishes the book and distributes the paperbound edition- Brill distributes the clothbound edition (ISBN 90-04-12701-1). Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR