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Figure Julius Caesar Nayphe Figure A Christianized native of Athens who delivers superb entertainment lectures illustrated with beautiful costumes and graceful interpretative poses. Picturesque, unique, fascinating, educational. Redpath FRED CRAFT Figure Interpreter and Demonstrator The Twenty Third Psalm. A unique and delightful innovation in Lyceum circles is the interpretation, by Julius Caesar Nayphe, of the best known of all gems of scripture, the twenty-third psalm. Attired in the costume of the Oriental shepherd, he looks the part. Himself a product of Palestine he is imbued with the spirit of the great classic. He removes the mystery of the psalm, and reduces to a beautiful simplicity this far famed outburst of Israel's sweet singer. It is not a religious lecture; but an entertaining treatise with religious setting. Wonders of the Orient. In this lecture Nayphe appears in Oriental costume, of great beauty, and delivers a marvelously clever and interest-compelling treatise on the customs, manners, and life of the people of his native land. The lecture grips the attention and is rich in information as well as entertainment. America. It was in America that Nayphe first learned the story of freedom. He cannot say enough in praise of our country. He says America is where he first learned that living is worth while. This lecture is an eloquent tribute to the glory of our systems and a searching study of our manner of life. In all his lectures Nayphe is superb. Figure FRED CRAFT Julius Caesar Nayphe Julius Caesar Nayphe — is it not a peculiar name? It smacks of the years buried with the ruins of antiquity. But it is just the name of a brilliant young man who has emerged from ancient mystery and who has a delightful message for this generation. Born in Athens, the ancient seat of culture, reared in Palestine at Caesarea Philippi, he has both the blood and the temperament of the far East, its life and its learning. Nayphe is a royal entertainer. He has a musical voice of great richness and power, and his platform presence is dignified and of fine poise. He is one of the most graceful of men, and has a splendid mastery of our language. He appears upon the platform in the native costumes of his people. These are both beautiful and interesting. His lecture-entertainments bristle with new and strange material, utterly different from all others. Nayphe fills his own place on the platform. He has no competitors. Of fine education, of Christian faith and culture, and a thorough American from choice, Nayphe fits exactly into the needs of the Lyceum where the best is desired. Scene from first part of a marriage ceremony in Damascus. Mr. Nayphe requires the assistance of five local young women in giving this. He carries several thousand dollars' worth of rich, beautiful costumes and many Oriental curios. Condensed Newspaper Comments On Mr. Nayphe Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Daily Republican: —Julius Caesar Nayphe's costume interpretation of the Twenty-third Psalm at Kenwood Methodist Church was the most entertaining and artistic event of the kind given here in years. This beautiful scriptural classic took on new and more beautiful meaning as explained by Mr. Nayphe, and afforded an evening of rare entertainment and pleasure. Aberdeen, Wash., World: —To rank Julius Caesar Nayphe as one of the most entertaining lecture-entertainers on the American platform is but giving the young Grecian nobleman scant credit. Pleasing gestures and abundant wit were the strong points in the discourse. His style of oratory was something new to our citizens and appealed to them strongly. His stories kept the audience in convulsions of laughter. Red Bluff, Cal., Daily News: —Julius Caesar Nayphe's lecture on Oriental customs is brimming over with information and fascinating entertainment. Nayphe was a great treat. His entertainment pleased everybody. He is graceful as a fawn—dramatic, humorous, pathetic. Socially he is extremely pleasant—cultured, refined and interesting. Walthill, Neb., Times: —The Nayphe entertainment was one of the best things ever brought to our town. We would be indeed fortunate could Mr. Nayphe be returned. Chico, Cal., Daily Tribune: —Julius Caesar Nayphe thrilled the large audience present last evening with his wonderful description of conditions past and present in Eastern Europe. A feature of the lecture-entertainment was the marriage ceremony which he performed with all the splendor of the Orient, assisted by five local young women. The costumes worn by the lecturer and the young ladies were extremely beautiful and worth several thousand dollars. Rev. Edwin W. Lanham, Cedar Falls, Iowa: —Mr. Nayphe gave excellent satisfaction and the people are quite enthusiastic about the entertainment. Annapolis, Md., Evening Capital: —Mr. Nayphe was humorous and very interesting, and altogether attractive. Everett, Wash., Morning Tribune: —Mr. Nayphe, who is a graduate of Harvard and Oxford, is one of the most interesting and entertaining speakers on the platform today.
|Title||Julius Caesar Nayphe|
|Topical Subject (LCSH)||
|Personal Name Subject||Nayphe, Julius Caesar|
|Digital Collection||Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century|
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|Archival Collection||Redpath Chautauqua Collection|
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