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4 If the earlier Minucianus is not a member of Himerius’s wife’s family, then the question to which Minucianus Himerius is referring is eliminated. 5 What about Musonius? 7 The young man whom death cut off was genetically programmed for extraordinary intellectual and academic success. 8 Apparently what Himerius was seeking for his son was 1. See Schissel, Klio 21 (1927): 361–73; Millar, JRS 59 (1969): 16–17; Heath, ZPE 113 (1996): 66–70. Schamp (DPA 3 : 720–22) is unaware of Heath’s article, as is Völker (Himerios, 9–13).
5] I have often spoken as a sophist, now I speak as a father. <. >  You have given me a son of the Attic race; accept him now as one made free by your decree. 27 [Exc. ] 8. A Monody for His Son, Ruﬁnus  I am utterly wrong in speaking now that Ruﬁnus lies buried; nonetheless I shall speak, since fate has preserved me solely to lament Himerius has the gods do the judging, but with human Areopagites as their judicial colleagues. If more of Orat. 8, for “men who . . made decisions for the gods” does not necessarily exclude gods deciding along with them as colleagues.
After elaborating on Alcibiades’ qualities, Himerius goes on to say, “Come let us also honor Nicias by our words,” which he proceeds to do in the rest of the paragraph. We would be completely confounded by this “digression” on Nicias were it not for the fact that the opening scholion tells us that the consularis of Macedonia, Calliopius, was present at the oration as well as the vicar Musonius. In praising the cooperation of Alcibiades and Nicias, Himerius is actually praising that of Musonius and Calliopius, without explicitly alluding to the latter.