Dio Chrysostom

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Dio Chrysostom was a philosopher and historian of the first century, whose extant works confirm his prominent influence in reviving Greek literature in the Roman Empire, marking the beginning of the Second Sophistic movement. Dio was committed to defending the ethical values of the Greek cultural tradition, as reflected by his sober and elegant style. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Dio’s complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dio’s life and works
* Features the complete extant text of Dio’s ‘Discourses’, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introduction to the ‘Discourses’
* Includes J. W. Cohoon’s translation previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Dio
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the discourses you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Dio’s rare fragments, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Dio’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
DISCOURSES
ENCOMIUM ON HAIR
FRAGMENTS

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Text
THE DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO DIO CHRYSOSTOM by J. W. Cohoon

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