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THE SOPHISTS : POLEMON AND HERODES ATTICUS

I will select from his letter what bears on my present point. It opens with ` Greetings, my dear Herodes ', speaks of the military winter quarters, where the emperor was at the time, deplores the recent death of his wife, and after some words about his ill health proceeds: ` I pray that you are well and think of me as your friend, and do not regard yourself as unjustly treated, because having caught some of your friends in error I inflicted on them the mildest possible punishment. Do not be angry with me for this, but if I have vexed you or am vexing you in any way, claim the penalty from me at the Mysteries in the temple of Our Lady of Athens. When the war was at its height I vowed to be initiated : and, when that day comes, may you be my initiator.' Such, so friendly and so manly, was the apology of Marcus.
There is a story that when Cassius, the governor of the East, plotted against Marcus, Herodes reproved him in a letter in the following terms: ` Herodes to Cassius : You are mad.' The letter should be regarded not merely as a reproof, but as a blow struck for the emperor by one who wielded the sword of the intellect.
The firm attitude of Herodes to abuse will be shown by his words at Athens to the Cynic Proteus.z Proteus, who was so hardy a philosopher that he threw himself into a fire at Olympia, had followed Herodes, abusing him in a semi-barbarous tongue. Herodes turned on him: ` Yes, you abuse me ; but why in such a dialect ?' And when Proteus persisted in his insults. We have grown old-you in abusing me, I in hearing your abuse.' His point was that he heard, but that he despised the abuse in the conviction that false charges penetrated no deeper than the ears.
I will also describe the oratory of Herodes, dealing with his style as a speaker. He counted Polemon, ravorinus, and Scopelian among his teachers. As I have already said, he

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