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Callistratus was a sophist and rhetorician, who likely flourished in the third century AD. He composed fourteen descriptions of works in stone or brass by notable artists. The text reveals an interest in rhetorical skill, displaying the writers’ powers of description, while offering an interesting insight into how ancient artists treated their subjects. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This eBook presents Callistratus’ complete extant works, with illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Callistratus
* Features the complete extant works of Callistratus, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introduction
* Includes Arthur Fairbanks’ 1931 translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library
* Images of famous artworks connected to Callistratus
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph — ideal for students
* Features Fairbanks’ introduction — discover Callistratus’ ancient world


The Translation

The Greek Text
Contents of the Greek Text

The Dual Text
Dual Greek and English Text

The Biography
Introduction to Callistratus (1931) by Arthur Fairbanks

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