HORIKY (Chorikios)( Greek speaker)
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Horiky, Chorikios, from Gaza in Palestine, ca. 500 OK. 590., Greek speaker. Procopius was a disciple and heir to the chair of rhetoric in Gaza, . Christian, . author of several surviving laudable speeches in honor of the secular and church dignitaries (among them 2 speech in honor of Bishop Markian describing churches in Gaza and their paintings), . burial (over the grave of the mother, . the death of Procopius) and marriage (to his students) speeches,
. Written as 14 lectures - dialectician (dialekseis) and school declamations - Meletii (meletai). Of interest to youth Apologia X. In defense of memes (Hyper ton en Dionysu ton bion eikonizonton), representing a valuable source for the study of ancient dramatic forms. Attitsist, wrote in a rhetorical style, avoiding inconsistencies and stresses using the pause (clause).