A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

Editor(s): Ian Worthington

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405125512

Online ISBN: 9780470997161

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997161

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Setting the Scene

  2. Part II: Rhetoric: A Brief History

  3. Part III: Rhetoric and Speeches

  4. Part IV: Rhetoric: Political, Social and Intellectual Contexts

  5. Part V: Rhetoric and Literature

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