Hecuba Revisited. Euripidean Echoes in Libanius Or. 22.22

Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas


In describing a woman’s supplication of a magister militum after the Antioch riots of 387, Libanius revised Chrysostom’s version so as to invoke Hecuba and show the humanity of the magister militum and the value of pagan paideia.

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