Julian - VII Summary & Analysis

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VII Summary

Julian calls the 47 days he spent in Athens, "the happiest of my life, so far." Julian manages to elude his bodyguards on the first day in the city and meets with Basil and Gregory. He is introduced to Macrina, with whom he would later have an affair. Priscus says there were rumors that Macrina gave birth to a son who was Julian's child, though it was never formally acknowledged. Macrina's uncle, Prohaeresius, predicts Julian's rise to power. He first meets Priscus, who describes Julian as handsome and talkative. Priscus also says he later met with Macrina, who asked after Julian's wife and had become, in Prsicus' words, a disagreeable woman. Libanius talks of his one and only private audience with Gallus and Constantia - the boxing event. He says that Gallus had the look of a deranged man and that he was "quite...

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