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Headword: Ἱμέριος
Adler number: iota,348
Translated headword: Himerius, Himerios
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Son of the rhetor Ameinias; of Prusias in Bithynia.[1] Sophist; one of those under the emperor Julian. As a teacher he was a rival of Prohaeresius[2] in Athens. In his old age he was blind. He wrote declamations.
Greek Original:
Ἱμέριος, Ἀμεινίου ῥήτορος, Προυσιάδος τῆς Βιθυνίας, σοφιστὴς τῶν ἐπὶ Ἰουλιανοῦ τοῦ βασιλέως, ἀντιπαιδεύσας Προαιρεσίῳ ἐν Ἀθήναις: πηρὸς τὰς ὄψεις ἐν γήρᾳ. ἔγραψε μελέτας.
Notes:
c.310-c.390. See generally RE Himerios(1), with Suppl. 3.1151-3; OCD4 Himerius; PLRE I Himerius(3); Eunapius Lives of the Sophists 494.
[1] Prusias ad mare (formerly Cius). Not to be confused with the better-known Prusa, to the south. See generally Strabo 12.4.3.
[2] pi 2375: Prohaeresius.
Reference:
G.A. Kennedy, Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors (Princeton 1983) 141-9
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; history; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 4 March 2001@11:57:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note; cosmetics) on 28 May 2001@04:42:49.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 11 January 2013@06:14:01.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 2 August 2014@06:55:13.

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