Abusive Mouths in Classical Athens
- Publication date:February 2011
- Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
- Weight: 0.53kg
In this fascinating study of the language of insult in classical Athens, Professor Worman demonstrates that the abuse of public speakers - particularly political leaders and dramatic poets - often uses the mouth as a focus for mockery, isolating it as a visible emblem of behaviours pilloried in the democratic arena.