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This translation of two works on pagan theology with a Platonic theme by the Roman Emperor Two Orations of the Emperor Julian book is extremely rare.

It was originally published inand reprinted in in an edition of copies, one of which we used as the basis for this. This is a rare translation of two works on pagan theology with a Platonic theme by the Roman Emperor Julian. The short-lived Emperor Julian suceeded Constantius in CE.

He shocked the empire by renouncing Christianity, which earned him the title 'the Apostate' by Church historians. *Includes a Table of Contents Two Orations of the Emperor Julian contains the English translation by Thomas Taylor of Julian the Apostate’s writings on the pagan religion.

Emperor Julian, who succeeded Constantine, is most famous for renouncing Christianity after it was made the official religion of the Empire by his : Julian The Apostate.

Two Orations of the Emperor Julian: One to the Sovereign Sun and the other to the Mother of the Gods (Forgotten Books) [Claudius Iulianus, Flavius] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Two Orations of the Emperor Julian: One to the Sovereign Sun and the other to the Mother of the Gods (Forgotten Books)5/5(1).

THE Emperor Julian, the author of the two following Orations, is well known Two Orations of the Emperor Julian book the character of a Sovereign and an Apostate which he once sustained, but very few are acquainted with him in the characters of a Theologist and Philosopher, which he displays through the whole of his works, in a manner by no means contemptible or weak.

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Julian (Emperor of Rome) E. Jeffrey, - Attis (God) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. "The Emperor Julian, the author of the two following Orations, is well known in the character of a Sovereign and an Apostate which he once sustained, but very few are acquainted with him in the characters of a Theologist and Philosopher, which he displays through the whole of his works, in a manner by no means contemptible or weak.".

Julian is a novel by Gore Vidal, a work of historical fiction written primarily in the first person dealing with the life of the Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus (known to Christians as Julian the Apostate), who reigned – : Gore Vidal.

Orations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Julian (Flavius Claudius Iulianus) the Apostate, Roman Emperor, lived o /5. Julian (Flavius Claudius Iulianus) "the Apostate", Roman Emperor, lived or to CE.

Born and educated in Constantinople as a Christian, after a precarious childhood he devoted himself to literature and philosophy and became a pagan, studying in various Greek cities/5. The surviving works of the Roman Emperor Julian 'the Apostate' ( or CE) include eight Orations; Misopogon (Beard-Hater), assailing the morals of the people of Antioch; more than eighty Letters; and fragments of Against the Galileans, written mainly to show that the Old Testament lacks evidence for the idea of Christianity.

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We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging. From Julian the Emperor: Containing Gregory of Nazianzen's Two Invectives and Libanius' Monody, with Julian's Extant Theosophical Works, published Orations of Gregory of Nazianzus — Oration 4: First invective against.

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The. EMPEROR JULIAN'S. ORATION. to the. SOVEREIGN SUN. IT appears to me that the present oration very properly belongs to all--who breathe or creep on earth, 1 who participate of being, of a rational soul, and of intellect; but I consider it as particularly belonging to myself; for I am an attendant of the sovereign Sun: and of the truth of this, indeed, I possess most accurate.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Two Orations of the Emperor Julian at nd: Thomas Taylor. The final part of the book begins with Julian’s death, looking at how Gregory deconstructed the emperor's legacy in Oration 4, 5 and 6.

She explains that while Julian based his policy of religious openness on logoi (the sacredly-held ideological apparatus of Greek-Roman culture), Gregory’s confutation framed logi as the means to Logos.

Julian the Apostate, Oration 1: Panegyric in honour of Constantius () Works vol. 1, pp [Translated by Wilmer Cave Wright] Julian's training in rhetoric left its mark on all his writings, but technically speaking his work as a Sophist is comprised in the three panegyrics (Orations ) and the prose "Hymns" (Orations ).

Full text of "The works of the Emperor Julian" See other formats. The Works of the Emperor Julian, Volume 1: The first of three collected volumes of Julian's own writings.

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This first volume contains Julian's two greatest Pagan religious works; Hymn to King Helios and Hymn to the Mother of the Gods.

These two orations set forth the spiritual background for Julian's ideals and efforts. Two Orations of the Emperor Julian: ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site.

This groundbreaking study brings into dialogue for the first time the writings of Julian, the last non-Christian Roman Emperor, and his most outspoken critic, Bishop Gregory of Nazianzus, a central figure of Christianity.

Susanna Elm compares these two men not to draw out the obvious contrast between the Church and the Emperor's neo-Paganism, but rather to find.

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With notes. Julian (Flavius Claudius Iulianus) "the Apostate," Roman Emperor, lived or to CE. Born and educated in Constantinople as a Christian, after a precarious childhood he devoted himself to literature and philosophy and became a pagan, studying in various Greek cities. In his cousin Emperor Constantius called him from Athens to the court at Milan, entitled him .The degree to which it is possible to separate the man from the author, the emperor from his writings, and Julian from his Christian imperial family and successors is, however, not simple to determine.

The first three essays focus on Julian’s “family” orations, the two speeches to Constantius and the one to : Hagith Sivan.[Footnotes have been renumbered and moved to the end] 1. 1 Written at Pessinus, in a single night (says Libanius), in the winter before his expedition into Persia (which also appears from Julian's own asseveration at p.

), A.D. 2. 1 A remark worthy of notice, for her famous idol at Pessinus was a shapeless black stone, doubtless an aerolite. 3.