Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 144
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World
ISBN/EAN: 9780631235149
Omtale: Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory
This book introduces readers to the ancient rhetorical tradition by investigating key questions about the origins, nature and importance of rhetoric. It explores the role of the orator, especially the two greatest figures of the tradition, Demosthenes and Cicero; investigates the place of rhetoric at the center of ancient education; considers the role of rhetoric since the end of antiquity; and, includes a glossary of proper names and technical terms. The book also includes a chronological table of political events, authors, orators, and rhetorical works; and suggestions for further reading.

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