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Demosthenes as Speechwriter

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/9780199560226.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter demonstrates that Demosthenes uses religion in a different way when he writes for delivery by other speakers. Of the three speeches on illegal proposals, in Against Aristocrates the ... More


Writing Systems

Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler

in How Children Learn to Write Words

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199907977
eISBN:
9780190228422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199907977.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the types of writing systems that people have developed and the general principles behind how they work. It distinguishes between semasiography, which represents ideas ... More


Writing Systems

Thomas Finbow

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0041
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

This chapter addresses some of the most important issues in the development and nature of Romance writing systems. It covers evidence for Romance phonology in subliterary and/or late Latin ... More


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