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Hellenistic Oratory Continuity and Change

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9780199654314

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019965431X
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Pub. Date:
7/12/2013
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Oxford University Press, USA
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Author Biography


Christos Kremmydas is a Lecturer in Greek History and a member of the Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric at the Department of Classics and Philosophy of Royal Holloway, University of London.

Kathryn Tempest is a Senior Lecturer in Roman History and Literature at the Department of Humanities, University of Roehampton.

Table of Contents


Preface
List of Contributors
Introduction: Exploring Oratory in the Hellenistic World
Christos Kremmydas and Kathryn Tempest
PART ONE: HELLENISTIC ORATORY IN RHETORICAL THEORY AND LITERATURE
1. Oratory in Polybius Histories, John Thornton
2. Dionysius and Isaeus, Michael J. Edwards
3. The Art of Persuasion in Jason's Speeches: Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica, Eleni Volonaki
4. Praise and Persuasion: The Role of Rhetoric in Theocritus Poetry, Gunther Martin
5. Rhetoric in (the other) Menander, Christopher Carey
6. Rhetorical Actors and Other Versatile Hellenistic Vocalists, Edith Hall
PART TWO: ORATORY IN THE HELLENISTIC SCHOOLS AND ASSEMBLIES
7. Hellenistic Oratory and the Evidence of Rhetorical Exercises, Christos Kremmydas
8. Spoken Words, Written Submissions, and Diplomatic Conventions: The Importance and Impact of Oral Performance in Hellenistic Inter-polis Relations, Lene Rubinstein
9. Paradoxon, Enargeia, Empathy: Hellenistic Decrees and Hellenistic Oratory, Angelos Chaniotis
PART THREE: CONTINUITY AND CONVERGENCE: FROM GREECE TO ROME
10. The Embassy of the Three Philosophers to Rome in 155 BC, Jonathan G. F. Powell
11. Stertinian Rhetoric: Pre-Imperial Stoic Theory and Practice of Public Discourse, Jula Wildberger
12. Oratory on the Stage in Republican Rome, Gesine Manuwald
13. Hellenistic Oratory at Rome: Cicero's Pro Marcello, Kathryn Tempest
14. Hellenistic Oratory and Paul of Tarsus, Stanley Porter
Afterword:
Hellenistic Oratory in Context, Graham Shipley
Bibliography
Index


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