Fall 2010 - Raffaella Cribiore - Townsend Lectures

Raffaella Cribiore, Professor of Classics, New York University, delivered three Townsend Lectures in the Fall of 2010. The title for the series was "Studies on Libanius: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion."

The dates and titles of the three lectures were:

Friday, October 15 - "Libanius: Rhetoric and Reality"

Monday, October 18 - "A Rhetor and His Audience: The Role of Invective"

Friday, October 22  - "Rhetoric and Religion"  

Book cover: Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century by Raffaella Cribiore

Libanius the Sophist is a part of the Townsend Lectures Series of Cornell Studies in Classical Philology.

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Fall 2010 - Raffaella Cribiore - Townsend Lectures