A Companion to Greek Rhetoric
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 632 pages
This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers.
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Achilles Aeschines Agamemnon Alcidamas Ancient Ancient Greece Andocides argues argument Arist Aristophanes Aristotle Aristotle’s Rhetoric Assembly Athenian Athens Attic audience beneﬁt Byzantine Cambridge Chapter character Cicero claims classical rhetoric context Corax court culture debate deﬁned deﬁnition deliberative democracy Demosthenes dialectic dicasts difﬁcult Dionysius discourse discussion emotions enthymeme epideictic ethical example ﬁfth century ﬁgures ﬁnd ﬁrst forensic fourth century genre Gorgias Greece Greek Greek rhetoric handbooks Hellenistic period Hesiod Homer Ian Worthington Iason Iliad important inﬂuence Isocrates justice king language literary litigants logical logos Lysias moral narration narrative novel Odysseus one’s orator oratory Oxford persuasion Phaedrus philosophical Plato poetry polis political Polybius practice praise present prooimion Protagoras Quintilian reﬂect Rhet Rhetoric to Alexander rhetorical theory rhetoricians Roman Schiappa signiﬁcant Socrates sophists speaker speaking speciﬁc speech Stoic style techne texts Thersites Thuc Thucydides Tisias tradition treatise truth words writing