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Richard Wuensch, Leipzig: Teubner, 1903. Translations cited in text are those of T. F. , 1971. 3). 1-3), gave up hearing cases himselfand appointed unable men as judges. 1). But after the time of the Cappadocian, thin~ improved again. 7), rose to power: The prefect's staff took lire, just as though someone were pouring oil with a lavish hand on to a lire that was on the point of dying out. There was a bustle that came as a joy to those doing business; gains that were modest and welcome in the eyes of the law accrued to those serving the prefecture, and the Precincts of Justice were opened up.
169. 43 SECULAR SPEECH IN LATER ANTIQUITY also has bathed himself before the appointment and has gone to meet it with briIliant dress and appearance in order that he too may be a noble spectacle. He salutes the auditorium with a smile, and rejoices, but his soul is on the rack; and further he has been biting gum in order to speak clearly and tunefully. :Lie attendant, who has long had it ready, hands over to him. Then he swallows and gargles some of it, that he may put a youthful note into his melodies.
At the same time it performed important cultural, social, and even political functions and should not be dismissed as a quaint artificiality. The Renaissance found it useful in much the same ways. Some of these functions may be briefly summarized here. 19 Epideictic oratory offered, first, an opportunity for I. Translation by Augustine FitzGerald, The Essays and Hymns of Synesius of Cyrene, London: Oxfurd Univ. , 1930, n, p. 367. 19 See leilia Cracco Ruggini, "Sofisti Creci nell'impero Romano," Athenaeum 49 (1971), 402-5, and Herbert Hunger, "Aspekte der grie- 23 SECULAR SPEECH IN LATER ANTIQUITY public participation in official occasions such as the victories, birthdays, and deaths of the rulers and the various holidays celebrated by the cities of the empire--speeches at festivals honoring the return of spring, for example, or of the Church year.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (18th Edition) by John Bartlett