By Susanna Braund, Glenn W. Most
Anger is located all over the historical international, from the first actual note of the Iliad via all literary genres and each point of private and non-private lifestyles. but, it is just very lately that classicists, historians, and philosophers have began to review anger in antiquity. This quantity comprises major new experiences by way of authors from diverse disciplines and nations at the literary, philosophical, clinical, and political facets of historic anger.
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16 Philagrus might have stayed in Athens had there been a chair free to which he could be appointed. In the mid 170s the emperor Marcus established in Athens chairs of the major philosophical schools and also a second chair of rhetoric to be remunerated at a higher rate rhan the civic chair, with an annual salary of Io,ooo rather than rhe latter's 6,ooo drachmae. Competition for this chair must have exacerbated rhat already manifest among sophists for pupils, prominence and for che civic chair.
Of the non-erotic letters in the collection which have named addressees (41-3;45;49;5l; 65-73) at least nine (65-73) are very probably also by our Philostratus 'the Second', above all those to Julia Damna (Letter73) and Cresidemus (Letter 68, cf. 552). s 'the Third'. This Philostrarus was born in 187/8 or 191h, was a pupil of Hippodromes at the age of twenry-cwo,71 received immunity from Caracalla after declaiming brilliantly at cwenry-four72 and was arguably (if the Suda is emended) nephew of our Philostratus 'rhe Second'.
C moilic:r (he daimeJ) was visited by a saryr, has sugg~srcd to some that the information goes back to his childhood. but even if the: story relates to the childhood of the 'contemporary' it Joes not firmly e~tablish Philosmuus' own presence on the islanJ at the time. 602.. ' Cf. Avotins (1978). I and AD 21o/u6 : by this period the office had norhing ro do with weaponry or warfare, but was a magistracy especially involved with securing the city's food supplies. e. represemarives in the city's government) of his tribe (phyle) Pandionis, one of the tribes whose name went back as far as the late sixth-century BC Alcmaeonid politician Cleisrhenes.
Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen by Susanna Braund, Glenn W. Most