The Rhetoric Of Seeing In Attic Forensic Oratory

Author: Peter A. O'Connell
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477311688
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By focusing on references to seeing and hearing, the book also uncovers
parallels among forensic, medical, and sophistic discourse that reflect a shared
concern with how listeners come to know what they have not seen. Recognizing
these parallels enables us to situate Attic forensic oratory more securely within
the intellectual life of the Greek-speaking world in the late fifth and fourth
centuries. The differences are just as important as the similarities, however. The
rhetoric of seeing is ...

Attic Oratory And Performance

Author: Andreas Serafim
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317573773
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"This book addresses a relatively neglected area in the study of ancient rhetoric: the performance of the speeches that have come down to us in textual form.

A Companion To Greek Rhetoric

Author: Ian Worthington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144433414X
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This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers.

Heuristic Strategies In The Speeches Of Cicero

Author: Gábor Tahin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3319017993
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After the discussion of theoretical considerations, these forms of arguments I will
explain these forms of arguments through the analysis of four speeches from Attic
orators and six from the Roman orator M. Tullius Cicero. At the start of my
research in classical oratory, I asked the ... It seemed that the elaborate
terminology of classical rhetoric does not take into account the variety of
argumentative strategies in forensic oratory. Somehow, rhetoric as a scholarly
subject appeared to have ...

The Attic Orators

Author: Michael Edwards
Publisher: Duckworth Pub
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This accessible book includes chapters on each of the ten Attic orators (Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Isaeus, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Lycurgus, Hyperides, Dinarchus) -- their lives, literary style and works -- as well as a survey ...

Envy And Jealousy In Classical Athens

Author: Ed Sanders
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199897727
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I acknowledge with grateful thanks the following publishers for allowing me to
reprint material: Koninklijke Brill NV (an earlier version of most of chapter 4 and
some of chapter 5 having appeared as “Pathosphaulon: Aristotle and the rhetoric
of phthonos,” in I. Sluiter and R. M. Rosen (eds.) (2008) Kakos: Badness and anti-
value in classical antiquity); ... and a cad': The arousal of hostile emotions in Attic
forensic oratory,” in A.Chaniotis (ed.) (2012) ix Unveiling emotions: Sources and

Greek Identity And The Athenian Past In Chariton

Author: Steven D. Smith
Publisher: Barkhuis
ISBN: 9077922288
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1 Lysias and Forensic Oratory As the secretary of a lawyer from Aphrodisias,
Chariton would have had experience in the rhetoric and legal practices of the first
century CE in Roman Asia Minor. Whatever familiarity Chariton might have had
with Hellenistic treatises on law and rhetorical style1 would undoubtedly have
been grounded in an appreciation of the speeches of Lysias, the great model of
the pure, simplified Attic style. The Lysian influence may be most strongly felt in
the scene ...

Homicide Wounding And Battery In The Fourth Century Attic Orators

Author: David Daniel Phillips
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I try to use the former for rhetorical arguments and the latter for assertions of fact,
but I do not always successfully adhere to this principle. Logographers ... The
nature of the beast (3): Types of evidence The fact that the majority of our
evidence comes from forensic speeches bears significantly on the conclusions
we can draw.32 Athenian lawcourt speeches are as partisan a source of
evidence as exists for the ancient world. The men who ... Attic forensic oratory is a
high-stakes genre.

The Art Of Rhetoric In Alexandria

Author: R.W. Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401017050
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Several second/third century A.D. documents deserve attention for light they too
shed on forensic oratory. In the first, P. Oxy. 2464,88 another inheritance claim
whose setting takes place in an Attic courtroom sometime after 402 B.C., shows
the speaker's opponent as one Demeas, perhaps an adopted son, who earlier
served as the speaker's guardian. The plaintiff, an heiress come of age, sues for
the return of her property, alleging that Demeas, who argues the suit is
inadmissible, has ...