Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory (Blackwell Introductions to the by Thomas Habinek

By Thomas Habinek

This ebook introduces readers to the traditional rhetorical culture through investigating key questions about the origins, nature and significance of rhetoric.

  • Explores the position of the orator, specifically the 2 maximum figures of the culture, Demosthenes and Cicero
  • Investigates where of rhetoric on the heart of historic education
  • Considers the position of rhetoric because the finish of antiquity.
  • Includes a word list of right names and technical phrases; a chronological desk of political occasions, authors, orators, and rhetorical works; and recommendations for additional reading.

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