An Epicurean Message in Philostratus' Life of Apollonius of Tyana and Heroicus? An Evaluation of Peter Grossardt's Thesis

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Abstract

In two publications, Peter Grossardt has suggested that Philostratus’ Heroicus and Life of Apollonius of Tyana contain an Epicurean message. This article intends to refute Grossardt’s thesis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-136
Number of pages30
JournalWürzburger Jahrbücher für die Altertumswissenschaft. Neue Folge
Volume43
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

ISBN 978-3-87717-644-3.

Keywords

  • Philostratus
  • Heroicus
  • Apollonius of Tyana
  • Epicureanism
  • Peter Grossardt

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