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Antiphon: The Speeches

Antiphon: The Speeches

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Part of Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics

  • Date Published: February 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521389310

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  • This volume provides a commentary on the six speeches of the fifth-century BC Athenian orator Antiphon, all of which concern homicide. This is the first complete English commentary on Antiphon and the first in any language since 1838. The book opens with a substantial introduction to the life and work of Antiphon and the nature of Athenian law and legal oratory. A new Greek text follows. The commentary itself discusses grammatical, stylistic, legal, rhetorical and historical matters.

    • Frst commentary in any language on Antiphon since 1838
    • Antiphon is a very useful text for teaching undergraduates to read Greek - not too complicated and interesting subject matter
    • The volume provides a good introduction to Athenian law and legal oratory, especially to homicide law
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    "...it is useful to have this volume... The appearance of this commentry will no doubt stimulate new discussion of this important author." Alexander Tulin, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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    • Date Published: February 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521389310
    • length: 280 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.31kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction:
    1. Attic oratory
    2. Life of Antiphon
    3. Works
    4. Athenian law
    5. Law and oratory
    the sophists
    6. Antiphon's forensic argumentation
    7. The rhetoric of law
    8. Language and style
    9. Text
    10. Abbreviations
    Text
    Commentary
    Bibliography
    Indices.

  • Author

    Antiphon

    Editor

    Michael Gagarin, University of Texas, Austin

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