A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

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This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers. Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion Incorporates new material giving us fresh insights into how the Greeks saw and used rhetoric Discusses the idea of rhetoric and examines the status of rhetoric studies, present and future All quotations from ancient sources are translated into EnglishIn this play we have an example of examination and cross-examination in a formal legal proceeding.15 The argument by Apollo that a ... fact that there is very little the Furies can do when these younger divine bullies (Athena and Apollo) decide on something.17 However, ... There are staged examples of speeches to win an audience over (for instance, Ajaxa#39;s speech meant to persuade and deceive hisanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to Greek Rhetoric
Author:Ian Worthington
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-01-11


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