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A Companion to Greek Rhetoric (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World #16)

Ian Worthington (Editor)

Hardcover

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Paperback (1/11/2010)

Description

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 English

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405125512, 632pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2006



About the Author

Ian Worthington is Frederick A. Middlebush Professor of History at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. His previous publications include Demosthenes: Statesman and Orator (2000), Alexander the Great: A Reader (2003), and a biography, Alexander the Great: Man and God (2004).