Chrysostom and Basil Studied Rhetoric under Pagan, Libanius of Antioch

Source: Review of Biblical Literature

Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century describes the output of the famous teacher of rhetoric who helped train church fathers such as John Chrysostom and Basil of Caesarea. It illustrates the continued influence of Greco-Roman culture on the style and character of Christianity in the Roman Empire.


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