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Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Gunther Martin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The corpus of the Attic orators has long been recognized as a source for information about the mindset and life of ordinary Athenians. This book contributes to a differentiated understanding of ... More


What Are the Laws of Athens About?: Substance and Procedure in Athenian Statutes

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the structure of Athenian laws and their substantive and procedural aspects. It covers the organization and conceptualization of Athenian laws; the content of Athenian laws in ... More


Introduction

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241923
eISBN:
9780520931138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241923.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book addresses the perceptions of manhood as they are recorded in the works of Athenian orators. Manhood concerns primarily the privileged citizens of the city, as they fulfilled the exclusively ... More


The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Joseph Roisman

Jeffrey Corbin and Carla D'Antonio (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Attic orators, whose works are an invaluable source on the social and political history of Classical Athens, often filled their speeches with charges of conspiracy involving almost every facet of ... More


Introduction

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter discusses Demosthenes, who was one of the most influential authors of Greek and Roman antiquity. It reveals that Demosthenes was one of the orators included in the canon of ... More


Letters on the Legal and Political Stage

Paola Ceccarelli

in Ancient Greek Letter Writing: A Cultural History (600 BC- 150 BC)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199675593
eISBN:
9780191757174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675593.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The sixth chapter pursues the analysis of the contrast between public speech and letter writing in political and forensic contexts through a discussion of the mention of letters in the speeches of ... More


Introduction

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the rhetoric of conspiracy among Attic orators. This book investigates why charges of conspiracy are so common in the ... More


Conspiracy Theories, Ancient and Modern

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the rhetoric of conspiracy among Attic orators. It argues that accusations and fears of political plots should be viewed in the ... More


Plotting Homicide

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the way Attic orators used conspirational notions in trials involving both premeditated and unintentional killings. It explains that the popularity and usefulness of the ... More


Time and Space

David C. Yates

in States of Memory: The Polis, Panhellenism, and the Persian War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190673543
eISBN:
9780190673574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673543.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the extent of the differences that emerged between various state memories of the Persian War, focusing here on the basic framing questions of when the war occurred and where. ... More


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