Delphi Complete Works of Julian (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 31, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Julian (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

A man of unusually complex character, Julian theApostate was a military commander, philosopher, social reformer andman of letters. He was the last non-Christian ruler of the RomanEmpire and it was his wish to bring the Empire back to its ancientRoman values in order to save it from 'dissolution'. He purged thetop-heavy state bureaucracy and attempted to revive traditionalRoman religious practices at the expense of Christianity. Delphi'sAncient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of theClassical world, with both English translations and the originalGreek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Julian's completeextant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and theusual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Julian's lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Julian, in both Englishtranslation and the original GreekConcise introductions to the textsFeatures Wilmer C. Wright's translation, previously appearing inthe Loeb Classical Library edition of JulianExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the works you want to read with individualcontents tablesIncludes Julian's rare fragments, first time in digitalprintProvides a special dual English and Greek text of the majorworks, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph byparagraph – ideal for studentsFeatures a bonus biography – learn about Julian's ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresCONTENTS:The TranslationsORATIONSLETTERS TO THEMISTIUSTO THE SENATE AND PEOPLE OF ATHENSTO A PRIESTTHE CAESARSMISOPOGONLETTERSEPIGRAMSAGAINST THE GALILAEANSFRAGMENTSThe Greek TextsLIST OF GREEK TEXTSThe Dual TextsDUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTSThe BiographyINTRODUCTION TO JULIAN by Wilmer C. Wright