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

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    Ian Worthington(Editor)

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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

"ThisCompanioncontains strong contributions.... Andrew Erskine′s excellent chapter on the practical side of Hellenistic rhetoric; and Teresa Moragn manages a broad coverage of rhetoric and education." (Greece & Rome , 2008)"Exploring rhetoric from a variety of sociohistorical and thematic contexts from the Homeric to the Byzantine period, this companion sets a standard that should serve the discipline for some years to come."(Choice)The editorhas provided us with a fresh overview of important areasin chapters that bristle with information and insight. The volume has been well edited.(Bryn Mawr Classical Review)"A well planned and constructed volume is presented in an equally well–constructed series [ Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World ]."(Reference Reviews)

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  • PDF | 634 pages
  • Ian Worthington(Editor)
  • Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (31 Dec. 2009)
  • English
  • 7
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