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ISBN-10: 0674992520

ISBN-13: 9780674992528

Edition: 1929

Authors: Isocrates, George Norlin

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The importance of Isocrates for the study of Greek civilisation of the fourth century BC is indisputable. From 403 to 393 he wrote speeches for Athenian law courts, and then became a teacher of composition for would-be orators. After setting up a school of rhetoric in Chios he returned to Athens and established there a free school of 'philosophia' involving a practical education of the whole mind, character, judgment, and mastery of language. This school had famous pupils from all over the Greek world, such as the historians Ephorus and Theopompus and orators Isaeus, Lycurgus, and Hypereides. Isocrates also wrote in gifted style essays on political questions, his main idea being a united…    
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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1929
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1929
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 4.50" wide x 6.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

On the Peace (VIII)
Areopagiticus (VII)
Against the Sophists (XIII)
Antidosis (XV)
Panathenaicus (XII)