At the Limits of Art. A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi, written by Downie, J.

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At the Limits of Art. A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi, written by Downie, J.

in Mnemosyne



See for instance Horstmanshoff H.F.J. 2004. Did the God Learn Medicine? Asclepius and Temple Medicine in Aelius Aristides’ Sacred Tales in: Horstmanshoff H.F.J. Stol M. (eds.) Magic and Rationality in Ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Medicine (Leiden) 325-341; King H. 2006. The Origins of Medicine in the Second Century AD in: Goldhill S. Osborne R. (eds.) Rethinking Revolutions Through Ancient Greece (Cambridge) 246-263; Pernot L. 2006. The Rhetoric of Religion Rhetorica 24 235-254; Harris W.V. Holmes B. (eds.) 2008. Aelius Aristides between Greece Rome and the Gods (Leiden); Petsalis-Diomides A. 2010. Truly Beyond Wonders. Aelius Aristides and the Cult of Asklepios (Oxford and New York); Israelowich I. 2012. Society Medicine and Religion in the Sacred Tales of Aelius Aristides (Leiden); Κούκη E. 2012. Ἱεροὶ Λόγοι. Σώµα και γλώσσα στα όνειρα ενός ρήτορα (Αθήνα); Γιατροµανωλάκης Γ. 2012. Αἰλιος Αριστείδης. Ιεροί Λόγοι (Αθήνα). New discussions and editions of Aristides’ work are currently in preparation at the University of Strasbourg within the research framework of a project directed by Laurent Pernot. A new edition of Aristides’ hl is currently in preparation by Laurent Pernot and Luana Quattrocelli: Aelius Aristide. Discours Sacrés. Panégyrique sur l’eau de Pergame (orr. XLVII-LIII) Paris: Les Belles Lettres Collection des Universités de France.


Boulanger A. 1923. Aelius Aristides et la sophistique dans la Province d’Asie au IIe siècle de notre ère (Paris); Festugière A.-J. 1954. Personal Religion among the Greeks (Berkeley); Dodds E.R. 1965. Pagan and Christian in an Age of Anxiety (New York).

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