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Second Sophistic

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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2,627 words

The slippery term “the Second Sophistic” is usually taken to denote the culture of rhetorical performance that flourished in the ...

Second Sophistic

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Ewen Lyall Bowie

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,457 words

is the term regularly applied in modern scholarship to the period c. ad 60–230 when *declamation became the most ...

Second Sophistic

Second Sophistic   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
309 words

(δευτέρα σοφιστική), term introduced by Philostratos (ca.200) to designate the branch of rhetoric that emphasized social and political ...

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