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Eunapius

(yo͞onā`pēəs), b. c.347, Greek Neoplatonic philosopher, whose Lives of the Philosophers and Sophists is a most valuable primary source. His continuation of Dexippus' history is lost. Like many Neoplatonists he opposed Christianity.
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The Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire, Eunapius, Olympiodorus, Priscus and Malcus, Vol, II: Text, Translation and Historiographical Notes.
18) The gruesome torture and execution of Maximus is described in similar terms by Eunapius in his Life of Maximus 460 (tr.
29) Although such specific contextualising is suspect, Bowra does note the poem's pointedness, double meanings, and the 'relatively kind' mockery of the monks for their inconsistency when compared to Eunapius.
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While their polytheist opponents, such as Libanius and Eunapius, viewed the monks' behavior as beastly, their admirers celebrated their attacks on Jews, "pagans," and "heretics.
Two freshwater sponge species, Eunapius fragilis and Spongilla aspinosa, were also found.
Even so, some occur in the large subterranean rivers of the karst in the Dinaric Alps in the Balkans, such as Marifugia cavatica (a serpulid polychaete), the sponge Eunapius subterraneus, and the dreissenid bivalve Congeria kusceri.
iv) A pagan historian of the early 6th-century, Zosimus, probably working at Constantinople, did little more than abbreviate the work of a late 4th-century pagan historian, Eunapius, and reported that (HN 2.
The founder of Neoplatonism is said by his biographer Eunapius to have come from an Egyptian town called Lyco;(9) but as Eunapius notes with pride, the first life of Plotinus, written by Porphyry, says that the latter told his pupils nothing about his place of origin.
Gemmules of the sponge Eunapius fragilis are asexually produced reproductive bodies composed of undifferentiated cells surrounded by a complex collagenous capsule.
Pagan critics like Libanius and Eunapius provide vivid accounts of rampaging, black-robed mobs, and even the catholic emperor Theodosius is known to have remarked that "the monks commit many crimes.
Eunapius depicts Iamblichus as a holy wise man able to display supernatural power.