The Rhetoric Of Conspiracy In Ancient Athens

Pub Date : 2006-11-07 | Author : Joseph Roisman | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520932919
ISBN 13 : 9780520932913

The Attic orators, whose works are an invaluable source on the social and political history of Classical Athens, often filled their speeches with charges of conspiracy involving al..

Democracy And The Rule Of Law In Classical Athens

Pub Date : 2006-04-17 | Author : Edward M. Harris | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139456890
ISBN 13 : 113945689X

This volume brings together essays on Athenian law by Edward M. Harris, who challenges much of the recent scholarship on this topic. Presenting a balanced analysis of the legal sys..

The Classical Art Of Command

Pub Date : 2017-01-30 | Author : Joseph Roisman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199985845
ISBN 13 : 0199985847

The Classical Age of Greece produced some of history's best-known generals and commanders. They include the Spartan king Leonidas, who embodied his countrymen's heroic ethos in the..

Rhetoric A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2013-03-28 | Author : Richard Toye | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191653735
ISBN 13 : 019165373X

Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language, and therefore as something negative. But if we view rhetoric in more neutral terms, as the 'art of persuasion',..