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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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I soon discovered that both of them were perfect strangers to the rest of the company, and had never seen or heard of them before; and I had a whisper from a ghost who shall be nameless, "that these commentators always kept in the most distant quarters from their principals, in the lower world, through a consciousness of shame and guilt, because they had so horribly misrepresented the meaning of those authors to posterity." I introduced Didymus and Eustathius to Homer, and prevailed on him to treat them better than perhaps they deserved, for he soon found they wanted a genius to enter into the spirit of a poet.
(4) Eustathius refers to Hesiod as stating that men sprung `from oaks and stones and ashtrees'.
Nicholas berated the judge, Eustathius, until he admitted that he'd accepted bribes.
His PhD was also completed with a scholarship in the Classics and was on Eustathius' Commentary on Homer's Odyssey.
The Byzantine commentator Eustathius already suggested that "the man" is to be connected with the hearer or reader: "such a spectator might have been the hearer of the poet, who does not partake in the misery of the war but who enjoys in his mind the splendid spectacle of these war stories." (22) We may agree with his immersive reading, though not with his final suggestion that the device leads to enjoyment.
(31) Pseudo-Joshua the Stylite was a contemporary of the siege of 502/503, although based in nearby Edessa; Procopius writing later in the 6th Century may have made use of the contemporary history of Eustathius of Epiphaneia, as did Pseudo-Zachariah of Mytilene.
The Haitian Egyptologist strengthens his linguistic argument by appealing to an ancient authority in the Medieval era, Eustathius of Constantinople.
Metropolitan Mor Eustathius Matta Roham, Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East.
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Sobre las razones que motivaron la caida de estos dos destacados y polemicos <<lideres>> nicenos vease, Henry CHADWICK, The Fall of Eustathius of Antioch, en Journal of Theological Studies, 49 (1949), pp.
"With their awareness and tolerance, the sons of Hasaka have been able to curb the attempts of sowing sedition among the sons of the Homeland," said Archbishop Eustathius Matta Roham of the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Jazirah and the Euphrates.