Rhetoric in Antiquity
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Description: Originally published as La Rhitorique dans l'Antiquiti (2000), this new English edition provides students with a valuable introduction to understanding the classical art of rhetoric and its place in ancient society and politics. Rhetoric formed an essential part of teaching and general culture. Today it gives indispensable keys to addressing current problems in literary theory, philosophy and aesthetics, communication, and political or legal debate. It bears a body of knowledge about reasoning and language, a vocabulary still in use, and transcends traditional barriers between disciplines and periods. Written by a leading scholar of classical rhetoric, Laurent Pernot, the book offers a full description of ancient rhetoric in the Greco-Roman period, from Homer and classical Athens, through the Hellenistic World, Roman Republic, and Roman Empire, up to the advent of Christianity, explaining the evolutions, illuminating the main themes, and stressing the key moments and figures. The book contains a thesaurus giving a list and explanation of all the technical terms, many of which are still in use in contemporary language. A comprehensive
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Publication date: 6/14/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Rhetoric before "rhetoric"|
|The Sophistic revolution|
|The Athenian moment|
|The Hellenistic globalization|
|The Roman way and Romanization|
|The empire : innovation in the tradition|
|Conclusion : the heritage of Greco-Roman rhetoric|
|Thesaurus : the system of rhetoric|