Herodes Atticus


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Herodes Atticus

(Tiberius Claudius Atticus Herodes) (hĭrō`dāz ăt`ĭkəs), c.101–c.177, Greek Sophist, rhetorician, and patron of learning, b. Marathon. A great public benefactor, he used his fortune to adorn Athens and other Greek cities. One speech, doubtfully attributed to him, is extant. The name also appears as Atticus Herodes.
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In the evening President Anastasiades will attend a concert dedicated to the late Cypriot music composer Marios Tokas, at Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
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In the background you can see the Odeon Herodes Atticus in Greece.
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