Libanius's Progymnasmata: Model Exercises in Greek Prose Composition and Rhetoric (Writings from the Greco-Roman World)

Libanius's Progymnasmata: Model Exercises in Greek Prose Composition and Rhetoric (Writings from the Greco-Roman World)

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Title: Libanius's Progymnasmata
Author: Libanius/ Gibson, Craig (TRN)
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Publication Date: 2008/11/20
Number of Pages: 571
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Library of Congress: 2008043282

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1921), 1:369 n. 4. 16. In Apollodorus’s vivid description, “Tydeus split open the head and gulped up the brains” (Bibl. 3.6.8, trans. Frazer, Library by Apollodorus). 17. Apollodorus, Bibl. 3.6.8. 18. Antigone: Aeschylus, Sept. 1011–1047; Sophocles, Antigone; Apollodorus, Bibl. 3.7.1. 19. Apollodorus, Bibl. 3.6.1. 20. For the myth, see Euripides, Supplices; Apollodorus, Bibl. 3.7.1–4. For earlier events, see Narration 9. 21. Aeschylus, Sept. 1011–1047. 18 libanius’s  progymnasmata κοινωνῆσαι

τῷ κεκτῆσθαι χρυσίον ὥστε τῶν ἄμεινον ἠσκημένων πολεμεῖν τὰς πόλεις ἐπρίατο τοὺς παρ’ ἑκάστῃ προστάτας ὠνούμενος. (10) Οὐ τοίνυν Δημοσθένης μὲν οὕτως, ἄλλως δὲ Πίνδαρος, οὐδ’ οὗτοι μὲν πάντα συνᾴδουσι, Θουκυδίδης δὲ τοὐναντίον φθέγγεται, ἀλλὰ καὶ ῥήτορας καὶ συγγραφέας καὶ ποιητὰς ταὐτὸν εὑρήσεις λέγοντας· δεῖ χρημάτων τοῖς μὴ μέλλουσιν ἁμαρτήσεσθαι τοῦ δέοντος. ὥστ’, εἴπερ καὶ ὑμῖν ἔρως τοῦ κατορθοῦν, ἐπιμελητέον πόρων. The Exercise in Maxim 105 feet, nor to obtain what is necessary

leader of the Locrians, who led so many ships,17 commanded so many cities, and was honored among the Greeks for his virtue and for never falling victim to anything disgraceful—was so stricken upon seeing a girl that he immediately went 10. Homer, Il. 1.22–23. 11. Apollo. 12. For the theme with partial elaboration, see Theon 94. 13. For the story, see Apollodorus, Epit. 5.22–23. 14. Homer, Od. 3.134–150. 15. Homer, Od. 3.151–192. 16. Homer, Od. 3.276–300. 17. Forty ships, according to Homer, Il.

actions there the merciful kindness that extends only to his demeanor, and had not shown himself audacious in the mountains but humble in undergoing a trial. . I.e., pity. 156 libanius’s  progymnasmata (31) Γένεσθε δὴ τῷ λογισμῷ ἐπὶ τῶν φονικῶν, ἐννοήσατε τοῦτον μὲν ἐφεστηκότα μετὰ τοῦ ξίφους, τὸν δὲ εἰλημμένον ἀντιβολοῦντα, θεῶν ἀναμιμνήσκοντα, φύσεως, νόμων, δικαστηρίων, τοῦτον δὲ ταῦτα πάντα λῆρον ἡγούμενον καὶ ἀποσφάττοντα καὶ διαφθείροντα καὶ μὴ ἐπικαμπτόμενον πρὸς τὸν ὀδυρμόν. 2.

Libanius, Ep. 1065 (Foerster, Libanii Opera 11:189). introduction xxiii The Authenticity of Items in the Collection Libanius’s Progymnasmata were probably collected and edited after his death, and in time the progymnasmata of other authors, some identifiable and some not, came to be included in the collection.20 The authenticity of the following items has been doubted.21 Fable 1–3 (Norman; Foerster and Münscher regard them as genuine) Narration 1–41 (Norman; Foerster and Münscher regard

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