7 articles in this issue
Several episodes imply that support of Cyrus by his Persian followers was not a given or static, and declined significantly when his intent to attack Artaxerxes became clear.
Xenophon distinguishes false/selfish and true/public philotimia, the latter being characterized by sophrosune and expressing a self-interest that is also a good for the community.
Analysis using word and character frequencies and focused on the Corpus Platonicum, together with philological arguments about authorship of the Menexenus, make attribution to Plato improbable.
Mitchell H. Parks
Demosthenes engages intertextually with Xenophon’s Agesilaus and Isocrates’ Evagoras in order to justify the role of praise and honor in Athenian society.
The terms are often employed in confused ways: the Plutarchan hapax pa?a??a?s?????? is only the lover’s song, while his conduct as a whole is a ??µ??.
Julie Van Pelt
The author has lent drama to his story by using the theme of disguise found in some other saints’ lives and in particular in the Life of Euphrosyne (BHG 625), which shows specific textual parallels.
In both the Byzantine East and the Latin West, authors saw the utility of Josephus for early Christian history and celebrated him for his truthfulness, wisdom, and narrative skill.