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The Attic Orators (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ISBN 100199279926
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Athens was full of competitive, honor-driven citizens who were seeking opportunities to score public victories against their rivals and were concomitantly on their guard against being shamed themselves. For this reason the study of enmity as a rhetorical device is a necessary step in employing the Attic orators as sources for Athenian thinking about feuding, violence, and other related practices. X4 a C. Performance Culture and Athenian Democracy. At the same time the passages are specifically selected for their intrinsic social and historical interest to readers.

Clough and J. Adkins and R. Cambridge UP, Works on Greek Oratory D. Navigate the Athenian legal system: its courts, procedures and customs. Unrestrained feuding would threaten to undo the democracy by allowing the strong to oppress the weak by threat and force, and so enmity had to have limits.

These ideological expectations underlie many discussions of enmity in our sources. Demosthenes On the Crown. These glimpses of everyday life, tangential to the main thrust of the discussion, can provide a window into contemporary reality. Yale UP.


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Office hours will be held whenever I am in my office. The famous law code of Justinian has many inconsistencies and repetitions. The trial itself was also straightforward. The result was a society with seemingly contradictory features.

I5 M65 A. A character in the Clouds shows a map to Strepsiades and points to Athens. The selection was meticulously made to illustrate the 'successive steps in the process by which a language of most elastic resource was gradually adapted to a certain set of purposes'.

Goodwin, ed. Check this page often. Rhetorical practice undoubtedly developed and changed during the century with which we are concerned. In addition to shedding new light on Athenian history and culture, his study provides an invaluable perspective on the use of conspiracy as a rhetorical ploy.

Complicating the matter still further, many orators seem to have specialized in certain types of cases. These ideological expectations underlie many discussions of enmity in our sources. Anything as public and antagonistic as a lawsuit was bound to have a profound impact on the negotiation of status and standing that was such a hallmark of social life.

Worthington, C. Most books are hard cover with dust jackets. Oxford and New York: Blackwell. C55 v. The elite bias of most other ancient sources did not control how the orators presented their cases, since speakers had to appeal to the ideology of the masses to win.

Students may be interested in Pearson's Demosthenes commentary, 20 since it is the only available English commentary for a number of the speeches that U. You are also welcome and encouraged to make an appointment to meet with me.

The Rhetoric of Manhood : Masculinity in the Attic Orators by Joseph Roisman (2005, Hardcover)

Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus. The speechesand actions of the litigants themselves are of paramount importance in this regard. A close scrutiny of the sources demonstrates that this was in fact the case.

Add to basket Add to wishlist Description This edition was designed by R. A more detailed breakdown of when I will be available will be posted outside my office door. Speakers employ rhetorical strategies involving enmity in ways that are closely related to their overall arguments about the truth or falsehood of their respective versions of events.

P6 R. These boundaries within which personal enmities were expected to be pursued were real. A8 H33 ———.Attic Orators Source: The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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The 'Attic Orators' have left us a hundred speeches for lawsuits, a body of work that reveals an important connection between evolving rhetoric and the jury trial. The essays in this volume explore that formative linkage, representing the main directions of recent work on the Orators: the.

This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted in.

Antiphon of Athens, born c. BCE, disliked democracy and was an ardent oligarch.

The Attic Orators by Edwin Carawan (Editor)

Of his fifteen extant works three concern real murder cases. The others are academic exercises. Andocides of Athens, born c. BCE, disliked the extremes of democracy and oligarchy. Of his four extant speeches, Against Alcibiades is doubtful.

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