Eustathius

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Eustathius,

d. c.1194, Byzantine scholar, archbishop of Salonica (from 1175). He became renowned as master of the orators at Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, then a center of learning. He lectured on Homer and Pindar. As bishop Eustathius was active in the affairs of Salonica and secured religious freedom for its inhabitants when the Normans captured it. He attempted to reform the monasteries but failed and was temporarily obliged to leave the city. Works of interest include commentaries (especially on Homer), which are valuable for extracts from lost Greek works, also a history (1185) of the Norman conquest of Sicily and S Italy, funeral orations, and The Reform of Monastic Life. Michael AcominatusAcominatus, Michael
, or Michael Choniates
, c.1140–1220, Byzantine writer and metropolitan of Athens. Acominatus' speeches, poems, and letters give much information about medieval Athens, which he, a classicist, found barbarous and degenerate.
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 was his student and friend.
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Classicists and church historians present a tribute to the 12th-century scholar and cleric Eustathios, who became archbishop of Thessalonike in 1178.
(24) There are regular references to Greek lexica such as that of Hesychius of Alexandria and the Souda, as well as references to Latin and Greek authors, including, here, Eustathios of Thessaloniki.
Tania Siahanidou, (1) Alexandra Margeli, (2) Chrysanthi Tsirogianni, (1) Stavroula Charoni, (1) Maria Giannaki, (3) Eustathios Vavourakis, (4) Athina Charisiadou, (3) and Ioannis Papassotiriou (2)
More generally on the reception of Philostratus's imagines, see Braginskaya 1985, 26-7, emphasizing the breadth of his ancient readership: "Im Alterum wurde dieses Buch, wie wir wissen, von Libanios und Menander, Prokopios von Gaza und Photios, Eustathios und Michael Psellos, von den namenlosen Autoren der Scholien, den antiken Rhetoren und den byzantinischen Philologen gelesen" (26); cf.
Volgens die Homeriese Probieme wat aan Herakleitos en Eustathios toegeskryf word, is die Hefaistos-figuur 'n allegorie van die skeppende vuur wat die heelal geskep het (Hardie 1985:15).
Among the 13 papers here are discussions of ancient Greek polyandry as reflected in the mythic/epic tradition, a second preliminary report on archaeological field work in ancient Kalydon during 2005, Macedonian craftsmanship in Crimean tombs from the late fourth to the early third centuries BC, identifying incubation areas in pagan and early Christian times, and Eustathios of Thessaloniki on Homer's similes as an example of Homeric listeners in Byzantium.
Professor Eustathios Ioannides is an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of tribology, an area of science focusing on the study of friction, wear and lubrication, and his achievements have now been recognised by the Tribology Trust, part of the IMechE.
Studies in 1 Hermogenes and Eustathios. The Theory of Ideas and its Application in the Commentaries of Eustathios on the Epics of Homer.