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Speeches Written by Other Orators

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An analysis of the speeches of Aeschines and Lycurgus as well as Lysias' sixth speech shows all the features of religious argumentation, including those that cannot be read without acceptance of the ... More


‘The Power of Our Mouths’: Gossip as a Female Mode of Revenge1

Fiona McHardy

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines gendered methods of revenge as depicted in ancient Greek literature and court trails. While men favour physical attacks or judicial processes when taking revenge on an enemy, ... More


Lysias, Xenophon, and Plato

Stephen V. Tracy

in Pericles: A Sourcebook and Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256033
eISBN:
9780520943629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256033.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The life of the speech writer Lysias straddled the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. Born about 450 B.C., in his formative years Lysias must have been aware of Pericles, whether he personally had ... More


Fifth-Century Philosophoi: Diffusion and Dynamism after Pythagoras and Heraclitus

Christopher Moore

in Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195056
eISBN:
9780691197425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195056.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter draws on the fifth-century BCE uses of philosophos and cognates for two purposes: as corroboration for the coinage meaning set out in Chapter 3 and the connection to Pythagoreans set out ... More


Gossip…In Public

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is the first of three case studies examining different genres of gossip, and the role and pathways of gossip in and through ancient Athenian society. This case study looks at ‘public’ ... More


Athenian Eudaimonism in Thought and Action

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the Athenians’ distinctive strategy for bridging the gap between the individual’s good and the community’s good, with particular reference to courage. Courage raises special ... More


Paradigms in Action: ‘Nakonian’ and ‘Dikaiopolitan’ Political Interaction and Debate

Benjamin Gray

in Stasis and Stability: Exile, the Polis, and Political Thought, c. 404–146 BC

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729778
eISBN:
9780191796470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729778.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that the ‘Nakonian’ and ‘Dikaiopolitan’ paradigms examined in previous chapters exerted a strong influence on dynamic political interaction in Greek poleis, especially ... More


Socrates the Foreigner?: Self-Examination and Civic Identity in the Phaedrus

Rebecca LeMoine

in Plato's Caves: The Liberating Sting of Cultural Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190936983
eISBN:
9780190937010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936983.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates why Socrates, an Athenian, presents himself as a foreigner in the Phaedrus. It argues that Socrates’ puzzling presentation of himself as a foreigner helps his interlocutor ... More


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