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Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches

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Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches by Lucian
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Jan 25, 2005 | 544 Pages

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    Jan 25, 2005 | 544 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Further Reading
Tranlator’s Note
Note on the Texts
Maps

In Defence of Originality
Preface
So you Think I’m the Prometheus of the Literary World?
Two Charges of Literary Assault

Favorite Philosophers
Preface
Demonax the Philosophers
The Philosopher Nigrinus


Preface
Slander
A Few Words About Mourning

Old Comic Dialogues
Preface
The Journey Down to Hades, or the Tyrant
Timon the Misanthrope
The Ship, or Prayers

New Comic Dialogues
Preface
Chattering Courtesans

Scythians
Preface
The Scythian, or the Honorary Consul
Toxaris, or Friendship

The Art of the Eulogy
Preface
An Encomium of Fatherland
Praising a Fly
Images
In Defence of Images
About the Parasite: Proof That Parasitic is an Art

The Art of the Lie
Preface
True Histories

Appendix: List of Lucian’s Works
Notes
Glossary of Names
References
Index of Names and Subjects
Index of Authors and Works

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