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Douglas Maurice MacDowell 1931–2010

CHRIS CAREY

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Douglas Macdowell, one of the most distinguished students of Greek oratory, law and comedy of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, was for 30 years Professor of Greek at Glasgow ... More


Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

James M. May

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

By its very nature, the art of oratory involves character. Verbal persuasion entails the presentation of a persona by the speaker that affects an audience for good or ill. This book explores the role ... More


Preamble: “Politicians and Heroes”

Ian Worthington

in Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199931958
eISBN:
9780199980628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter serves as an introduction to the book, mentioning the aftermath of the battle of Chaeronea and moving to Demosthenes' failed policy to resist Philip. This chapter outlines Demosthenes' ... More


Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Ian Worthington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199931958
eISBN:
9780199980628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Demosthenes' resolute and courageous defiance of Philip II of Macedonia earned for him a reputation as one of history's outstanding patriots. He also enjoyed a brilliant and lucrative career as a ... More


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