Last edited by Mezil
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | History

3 edition of Selections from the Attic orators found in the catalog.

Selections from the Attic orators

Selections from the Attic orators

Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Isaeus : being a companion volume to The Attic orators from Antiphon to Isaeus

by

  • 192 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAttic orators.
Statementedited with notes by R.C. Jebb.
SeriesMacmillan"s school class books
ContributionsAntiphon, ca. 480-411 B.C., Andocides, ca. 440-ca. 390 B.C., Isocrates., Isaeus, ca. 420-ca. 350 B.C., Jebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 434 p. ;
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14560491M
OCLC/WorldCa25150382

The structure of his sentences varies a good deal according to the dignity of the subject. Althea writes in a clear and easy style, and is no stranger to publishing, as some of her previous titles include, Canadian Railway Records, Here Be Dragons! Add to basket Add to wishlist Description This edition was designed by R. Polemarchus occupied a house in Athens itself, Lysias another in the Piraeus, near which was their shield factory, employing a hundred and twenty skilled slaves.

They were driven from Thurii and settled at Athens BC. This reissue carries a substantial new introduction in which Pat Easterling assesses Jebb's scholarship in general and the place of the Attic orators within it, while Michael Edwards writes more specifically about the edition's strengths and influences. In less than three hundred pages we have a clear, intelligible account, extending from the earliest period of which anything is really known of the history of Great Britain down to the present time. Greek rhetoric began in the grand style; then Lysias set an exquisite pattern of the plain; and Demosthenes might be considered as having effected an almost ideal compromise. All rights reserved. In the Thirty Tyrants were established at Athens under the protection of a Spartan garrison.

So admirable, indeed, is the book in this respect, that it would prove of no small service to students of greater maturity than those for whom it is designed, either in settling the relative bee ring and proportion of what they have read disconnectedly, or as a framework upon which to rear the fuller narratives of special histories. Here, in his artistic use of familiar idiom, he might fairly be called the Euripides of Attic prose. He slipped by a back-door out of the house in which he was a prisoner, and took a boat to Megara. Good value.


Share this book
You might also like
Marketing research

Marketing research

survey of the teaching of English to non-English speakers in the United States

survey of the teaching of English to non-English speakers in the United States

Studies in the hydrometallurgy of mercury sulfide ores.

Studies in the hydrometallurgy of mercury sulfide ores.

Short cases in industrial management.

Short cases in industrial management.

Communications

Communications

Victorian women poets

Victorian women poets

Simeons Moment

Simeons Moment

The Lark Who Had No Song

The Lark Who Had No Song

Banbury

Banbury

DIRECTORY OF HEALTH CENTRES.

DIRECTORY OF HEALTH CENTRES.

Urban housing

Urban housing

Selections from the Attic orators Download PDF Ebook

We think this the best school history we have seen. All rights reserved. Email or call for price. Authentic verbatim texts of Athenian statutes rarely survive, so that they must be supplemented with other sources.

If you are a student or academic complete our librarian recommendation form to recommend the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to your librarians for an institutional free trial.

At the same time the passages are specifically selected for their intrinsic social and historical interest to readers. Deliberative denotes speeches made in legislatures.

Jebb was acknowledged to be one of the most brilliant classical scholars of his time, a humanist and an unsurpassed translator from and into the classical languages. His translation of the Rhetoric of Aristotle was published posthumously under the editorship of J.

Selections from the Attic Orators : Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Isaeus

Here, in his artistic use of familiar idiom, he might fairly be called the Euripides of Attic prose. Selections from the Attic orators book a comprehensive collection of source material in English translation, it is a potentially important resource for students and teachers of Athenian law, complementing, but not replacing or competing with, the standard monographs on the subject such as those of Harrison, 1 MacDowell, 2 and Todd, 3 or the various collections of speeches by the Attic orators in English translation such as those by Carey, 4 Wolpert and Kapparis, 5 or Gagarin.

Therefore the Greek has been either translated or, for key phrases, transliterated. It was obviously desirable that a speech written for delivery by a client should be suitable to his age, station and circumstances.

One of their earliest measures was an attack upon the resident aliens, who were represented as disaffected to the new government. Notes e. They were driven from Thurii and settled at Athens BC.

Help! I've Inherited an Attic Full of History.

That the edition was still in regular use almost a hundred years later, says much for its quality. His language is crafted to flow easily, in contrast to his predecessor Antiphon 's pursuit of majestic emphasis, to his pupil and close follower in many respects Isaeus ' more conspicuous display of artistry and more strictly logical manner of argumentation, [3] and later to the forceful oratory of Demosthenes.

Find Attic Paperback

But the distinction seems artificial, and it might have been simpler and more transparent to Selections from the Attic orators book all the material on adoption in chapter 7. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. BMCR But all these judgments, whether of principle or of detail, are Selections from the Attic orators book subjective.

Jebb - one of the greatest classical scholars Britain has ever produced - as a companion to his two-volume monograph Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeus The table below shows the name of the speech in the ordered listed in the Lamb translationthe suggested date of the speech, the primary rhetorical mode, the main point of the speech, and comments.Access to the complete content on Oxford Classical Dictionary requires a subscription or purchase.

Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book. The Secret in the Attic.

Honour in African History. A history of the Greek language; from its origins to the present. Selections from the Attic orators, 2d ed. (reprint, ). Developing and Measuring Training the Six Sigma Way. Corinthian and Attic vases in the Detroit Institute of. Selections from the Attic Orators: Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Isaeus; Being a Companion Volume to the Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeus by Richard Claverhouse Jebb starting at $ Selections from the Attic Orators: Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Isaeus; Being a Companion Volume to the Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeus has 0 available edition to buy at Half.Author Name Genner, E.

E. (Ed. Title Pdf FROM THE ATTIC ORATORS. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket. Publisher Oxford Clarendon Press Seller ID We are download pdf Bookstore located in Buffalo, NY that, in addition to having thousands of magazines, books, and book related items, specializes in Rare and Antique treasures!

Feel free to browse our selections, ask questions, and, if you're in Buffalo, stop on by to see us! Have a Great Day!Classics in Translation, Volume I Greek Literature and Meleagar; from the histories ebook Herodotus and Thucydides; and from eight Attic orators, including Isocrates and Demosthenes.

Selections from the scientific writings of Hippocrates, Archimedes, and Galen. () (If you want to examine a book for possible course use.