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Headword: *)adriano/s
Adler number: alpha,528
Translated headword: Hadrian, Adrianos, Adrian, Hadrianos, Hadrianus, Adrianus
Vetting Status: high
Sophist. A pupil of Herodes;[1] floruit under Marcus Antoninus;[2] as a teacher he was a rival to the rhetor Aristides[3] in Athens. He was also sophist in Rome, and was secretary with responsibility for correspondence under Commodus.[4] [He wrote] Declamations; Metamorphoses (7 books); On Types of Style (5 books); On Distinctive Features in the Issues (3 books); letters and epideictic speeches; Phalaris; Consolation to Celer.
Greek Original:
*)adriano/s, sofisth\s, maqhth\s *(hrw/dou, a)kma/sas de\ e)pi\ *ma/rkou *)antwni/nou, a)ntisxolasth\s *)aristei/dou tou= r(h/toros e)n *)aqh/nais geno/menos: e)sofi/steuse de\ kai\ kata\ th\n *(rw/mhn kai\ a)ntigrafeu\s tw=n e)pistolw=n u(po\ *komo/dou e)ge/neto. *mele/tas, kai\ *metamorfw/seis e)n bibli/ois z#, *peri\ i)dew=n lo/gou e)n bibli/ois e#, *peri\ tw=n e)n tai=s sta/sesin i)diwma/twn e)n bibli/ois trisi\n, e)pistola\s kai\ lo/gous e)pideiktikou\s, *fa/larin, *paramuqhtiko\n ei)s *ke/lera.
Hadrian (or Adrian) of Tyre, c. 113-193. See generally RE Hadrianos(1); OCD4 Adrianus; PIR2 H4; Philostratus, Lives of the Sophists 2.10.
[1] [eta 545] Herodes.
[2] a.k.a. Marcus Aurelius [mu 214].
[3] [alpha 3902] Aristides.
[4] [kappa 2007] Commodus.
S. Rothe, Kommentar zu ausgewahlten Sophistenviten des Philostratos (Heidelberg 1988) 87-126.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; history; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 July 1999@14:05:46.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Emended headword, enumeration of notes, raised status to "low") on 31 May 2000@12:39:50.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 9 February 2003@09:10:49.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 11 January 2012@09:36:48.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@08:23:45.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 December 2014@00:33:44.
David Whitehead (another note) on 26 April 2015@04:35:57.


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