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Headword: *)aka/kios
Adler number: alpha,784
Translated headword: Akakios, Acacius
Vetting Status: high
An extremely eloquent rhetor in the time of Julian[1] and the sophist Libanius.[2] He attacked Julian and found fault with his judgments, along with Tuscianus from Phrygia, himself an eloquent rhetor.[3]
Greek Original:
*)aka/kios: r(h/twr deino/tatos, e)pi\ *)ioulianou= kai\ *libani/ou tou= sofistou=. o(\s e)peka/lei to\n *)iouliano\n kai\ dieme/mfeto ta\s kri/seis au)tou= su\n *touskianw=| tw=| e)k *frugi/as, kai\ au)tw=| r(h/tori o)/nti deinw=|.
C4 AD. See generally RE Akakios(3); NP Akakios(1); PLRE I Acacius(6); O. Seeck, Die Briefe des Libanios (Leipzig 1906) 37, 39-43 (Akakios II); Eunapius, Lives of the Sophists 17.1 (496).
The present material reappears under lambda 486; see the note there.
[1] [iota 437] Julian.
[2] [lambda 486] Libanius.
[3] [tau 835] Tuscianus.
T.M. Banchich, 'Eunapius in Athens' Phoenix 50 (1996) 304-11
Keywords: biography; chronology; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 July 1999@14:15:32.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Altered translated headword; made minor cosmetic changes; raised vetting status.) on 11 August 2000@15:04:55.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 February 2003@09:36:16.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes) on 22 January 2012@08:57:11.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 December 2014@00:36:58.


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