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The Second Century: Transformation

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the innovations in rhetorical theory that occurred in the 2nd and early 3rd centuries AD, with reference to types of style (idea-theory) and to techniques of argument (stasis or ... More


Menander: Testimonia and Fragments

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter assembles all the testimonia and fragments in which Menander is explicitly named; the Greek text is accompanied by an English translation and commentary. The collection is overwhelmingly ... More


Teaching

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the practice of rhetorical education in the Greek-speaking parts of the Roman Empire as well as Menander’s commentary on Demosthenes, drawing on the evidence of Quintilian and ... More


In defence of John

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter continues the analysis of the Dialogue in accordance with principles of judicial rhetoric. This chapter analyzes the rhetoric of the arguments used by Palladius to defend John by ... More


Deliberate Defiance in the Apology

Thomas L. Pangle

in Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Xenophon’s Apology of Socrates to the Jurors spotlights the “greatness of soul” (megalopsychia), or self-consciousness of superiority, and hence of worthiness of being honored, that distinguishes ... More


Sopatros’ Διαίρεσις ζητημάτων‎

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper originally formed the Introduction to a monograph written jointly with D. C. Innes, published in 1988; but it is basically the author’s work. It first sums up what can be said of Sopatros, ... More


Compositional Textbooks

Michael R. Licona

in Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?: What We Can Learn from Ancient Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190264260
eISBN:
9780190264291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264260.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

Sons of the elite usually received rhetorical training in their mid-teens, and compositional textbooks were employed in that training. A few of these have survived, such as those written by Theon, ... More


Making sense of the evidence

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Orator Demades: Classical Greece Reimagined Through Rhetoric

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517826
eISBN:
9780197517857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517826.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter juxtaposes about thirty inscriptional and literary sources purportedly from Demades’s lifetime (although the book suggests dating some of the literary sources to later times) with almost ... More


Demades the politician

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Orator Demades: Classical Greece Reimagined Through Rhetoric

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517826
eISBN:
9780197517857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517826.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes how the images of Demades replicated the involvement of the pepaideumenoi in politics: an uneducated nouveau riche of obscure origins and an accidental politician, he proffered ... More


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