F. C. Conybeare (essay date 1912)
SOURCE: Conybeare, F. C. “Introduction.” In The Life of Apollonius of Tyana: The Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius, by Philostratus, translated by F. C. Conybeare, pp. vii-xvii. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1912.
[In the following essay, an introduction to his translation of Philostratus's Life of Apollonius of Tyana, Conybeare summarizes the work and evaluates the veracity of Philostratus's account.]
The Life of Apollonius of Tyana has only been once translated in its entirety into English, as long ago as the year 1811, by an Irish clergyman of the name of E. Berwick. It is to be hoped therefore that the present...
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