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Published: 01 June 2021

152 Pages | 12

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197571231

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Sosipatra of Pergamum

Philosopher and Oracle

Heidi Marx

Women in Antiquity

  • The first full-length study of the life of Sosipatra, an understudied figure from Late Antiquity
  • Provides an in-depth examination of the ancient evidence for Sosipatra's life that fleshes out Eunapius's single historical account
  • Features new translations of selections from Eunapius's Lives of the Philosophers and Sophists