Gymnasticus

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Thor
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Gymnasticus

Post by Thor » Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:47 pm

I have been on the lookout after Gymnasticus by Philostratus ever since I first found some citations from it about Pankration.

Have anyone by any chance read it, or in some way familiar with content? Even more important, does anyone know about any translation of it available online? I know about the French translation, and my lack of understanding French. English translation preferred, while German could do as well. Most of the Scandinavian languages would be no problem, other than I can not imagine such translation even existing. :)

All related response appreciated.

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Re: Gymnasticus

Post by Kunigunde Kreuzerin » Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:17 pm

Hi Thor,

it's the edition by Julius Jüthner, 1909
Thor wrote:while German could do as well

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Re: Gymnasticus

Post by Thor » Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:07 pm

Thank you!

My German is so bad that I can not read and comprehend with insight languages often requires. But I can get some kind of idea of content and elements that interest me, or in some sense trigger my curiosity. Ich wird ein versuch zumindest machen :thumbup:

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Re: Gymnasticus

Post by Leucius Charinus » Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:51 pm

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php? ... 0674996748

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LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY
Cover: Heroicus. Gymnasticus. Discourses 1 and 2,
from Harvard University PressCover: Heroicus. Gymnasticus.
Discourses 1 and 2 in HARDCOVER
Loeb Classical Library 521

Heroicus. Gymnasticus. Discourses 1 and 2
Philostratus

Edited and translated by Jeffrey Rusten and Jason König

Wouldn't this be an English translation?

If so, you should be able to find it in a good library which stocks the Loeb publications.
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