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Rhetorical action in ancient Athens

persuasive artistry from Solon to Demosthenes

by James Fredal

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Athens (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- History and criticism.,
    • Persuasion (Rhetoric),
    • Rhetoric, Ancient.,
    • Oratory, Ancient.,
    • Athens (Greece) -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJames Fredal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3265 .F74 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3292296M
      ISBN 100809325942
      ISBN 109780809325948
      LC Control Number2004010100

      Central to rhetorical theory, the enthymeme is most often defined as a truncated syllogism. Suppressing a premise that the audience already knows, this rhetorical device relies on the audience to fill in the missing information, thereby making the argument more persuasive. James Fredal argues that this view of the enthymeme is wrong. Presenting a new exegesis of Aristotle and classic texts of Author: James Fredal.   Patricia Rosenmeyer, an authority on the history of the Greek letter, assembles in this book a representative selection of such 'literary letters', from Aelian and Alciphron to Philostrartus and the supposed letters of Themistocles. The book will be valuable for all students of Greek literature especially those studying Greek (and Latin) by: 4.

      education and rhetoric, greek Rhetoric, or the art of using words effectively, was closely linked to education in ancient Greece. Even after the introduction of the written alphabet in the s B.C., the Greeks transmitted information primarily through public speech. Probability and Persuasion: Plato and Early Greek Rhetoric Michael Gagarin 4. Classical Rhetoric and Modern Theories of Discourse David Cohen Applications 5. Power and Oratory in Democratic Athens: Demosthe Against Meidias Josiah Ober 6.

      Phronesis (Ancient Greek: φρόνησῐς, romanized: phrónēsis) is an ancient Greek word for a type of wisdom or is more specifically a type of wisdom relevant to practical action, implying both good judgement and excellence of character and habits, sometimes referred to as "practical virtue". Phronesis was a common topic of discussion in ancient Greek philosophy. Detailed comparisons of the sophisticated rhetorical conventions, as cataloged in the ancient rhetorical handbooks (e.g., Quintilian), reveal to what degree and frequency the New Testament was shaped by ancient rhetoric’s invention, argument, and style. But Ancient Rhetoric and the New Testament breaks new ground. Instead of focusing on more.


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Instead of examining speeches, handbooks, and theory, Rhetorical Action in Ancient Greece examines the origins of rhetoric in terms of performance. The result is a presentation of rhetorical knowledge as embodied in places and practices with spatial and practical logics that are rarely articulated in written discourse.

From the Back Cover. Greek rhetoric, in its diverse forms and impact on its contemporary context, is central to an understanding of ancient culture. The influence and exploitation of rhetoric in ancient times and modern reactions to it are the focus of this book. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the study of Greek rhetoric and oratory, Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for RHETORICAL ACTION IN ANCIENT ATHENS: PERSUASIVE ARTISTRY FROM By Associate at the best online prices at eBay.

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Greek rhetoric, in its diverse forms and impact on its contemporary context, is central to an understanding of ancient culture. The influence and exploitation of rhetoric in ancient times and modern reactions to it are the focus of this by: Review of: J. Fredal, Rhetorical Action in Ancient Athens.

Persuasive Artistry from Solon to Demosthenes, Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, One cannot live without the other, so to speak, and that is why this book is so titled since oratory is rhetoric in action. Rhetoric permeated and influenced (and, to an extent, was influenced by) other genres, concepts and features of ancient Greek life far more comprehensively than any.

Rhetoric in Ancient Rome: Cicero. Rhetoric was slow to develop in ancient Rome, but it started to flourish when that empire conquered Greece and began to be influenced by its traditions.

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The Attic orators, whose works are an invaluable source on the social and political history of Classical Athens, often filled their speeches with charges of conspiracy involving almost every facet of Athenian life.

There are allegations of plots against men's lives, property, careers, and reputations as well as charges of conspiracy against the public interest, the government, the management. ARISTOTLE: Rhetoric - FULL AudioBook - Classical Philosophy of Ancient Greece The Rhetoric was developed by Aristotle during two periods when he was in Athens.

"The English word rhetoric is derived from Greek rhetorike, which apparently came into use in the circle of Socrates in the fifth century and first appears in Plato's dialogue Gorgias, probably written about rike in Greek specifically denotes the civic art of public speaking as it developed in deliberative assemblies, law courts, and other formal occasions under Author: Richard Nordquist.

Plato, another famous Greek philosopher, was his teacher. Ethos, Logos and Pathos Aristotle Plato In approximately B.C.E. Aristotle, who was a famous Greek philosopher, wrote a book entitled, “The Art of Rhetoric.” In his book, Aristotle identified the three methods of persuasion.

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