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Greek Orators VI: Apollodorus Against Nearia: [Demosthenes] 59

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685262
eISBN:
9781800342774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685262.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Rational persuasion and appeal to an audience's emotions are elements of most literature, but they are found in their purest form in oratory. The speeches written by the Greek Orators for delivery in ... More


Speeches and texts

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter outlines the circumstances in which oratory was used in Athens in the 4th century BC, both in the lawcourts and in the Ekklesia. It discusses the relationship of the written texts to the ... More


Anglo-Saxon Anxieties: Auden and ‘the Barbaric Poetry of the North’

CHRIS JONES

in Strange Likeness: The Use of Old English in Twentieth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278329
eISBN:
9780191707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278329.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents an account of Auden's experiences of Old English at Oxford, then demonstrates that his early style owes many of its distinctive features to Old English poetry, and that ... 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


Didymus Fragments in Harpocration

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/9780520229563.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a translation, notes, and text on the fragments of Didymus's commentaries. These are attributed to Didymus by name in Harpocration's Lexeis of the Ten Orators. It shows that the ... More


Plutarch: Demosthenes and Cicero

Andrew Lintott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199699711
eISBN:
9780191745164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699711.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Plutarch's Lives have been popular reading from antiquity to the present day, combining engaging biographical detail with a strong underlying moral purpose. The Lives of Demosthenes and Cicero are an ... More


Song of My Selves

Bonnie Costello

in The Plural of Us: Poetry and Community in Auden and Others

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172811
eISBN:
9781400887873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172811.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with a discussion of the plurality of the self. Auden viewed the plurality of the self as an inevitable condition of being and consciousness, and a check to narrow subjectivity ... 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


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