The Rhetoric Of Seeing In Attic Forensic Oratory

Author: Peter A. O'Connell
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 147731170X
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Today, all that remains of Attic forensic speeches from the fifth and fourth centuries BCE are written texts, but, as Peter A. O'Connell convincingly demonstrates in this innovative book, a careful study of the speeches' rhetoric of seeing ...

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.

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 ...

The Attic Orators From Antiphon To Isaeos

Author: Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb
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The main reason of this decided advantage on the # part of Greek practical
oratory—and the epideictic # oratory has a corresponding excellence relatively to
## that of the French Pulpit—is the business-like character already noticed. If
everything is not logical, everything is at least relevant. Cicero, with all his
ingenuity, brilliancy and wit, is so apt to wander into mere display, and this
display is so openly artificial, that, as Brougham says, “nothing can be less
adapted to the genius of ...

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 ...

Attic Oratory And Performance

Author: Andreas Serafim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317573765
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Using examples from selected forensic speeches, in particular four interconnected speeches by Aeschines (2, 3) and Demosthenes (18, 19), he argues that oratorical performance encompassed subtle communication between the speaker and the ...

Envy And Jealousy In Classical Athens

Author: Ed Sanders
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199897735
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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); ... The arousal of hostile emotions in Attic forensic
oratory,” in A.Chaniotis (ed.) (2012) ix Unveiling emotions: Sources and methods
for the ...


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Oedipus yields and reluctantly retracts the death sentence because he is moved
to compassion by the pleas of the chorus, "[i]t is your lips that prayed for him I
pitied" (671-672). Once again the rhetoric used by the characters and the chorus
in this stasimon carries us in the atmosphere of an Attic law court. When Jocasta
and the chorus urge Oedipus to retract the death sentence by appealing to his
mercy, this action recalls the standard practice for Attic forensic oratory to appeal
to the ...

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.