By Michael Gagarin,Douglas M. MacDowell
Classical oratory is a useful source for the research of old Greek lifestyles and tradition. The speeches provide proof on Greek ethical perspectives, social and monetary stipulations, political and social ideology, and different facets of Athenian tradition which were principally overlooked: ladies and relatives lifestyles, slavery, and faith, to call only a few.
This quantity includes the works of the 2 earliest surviving orators, Antiphon and Andocides. Antiphon (ca. 480-411) used to be a number one Athenian highbrow and author of the occupation of logography ("speech writing"), whose precise curiosity was once legislation and justice. His six surviving works all hindrance murder instances. Andocides (ca. 440-390) used to be fascinated with spiritual scandals—the mutilation of the Herms (busts of Hermes) and the revelation of the Eleusinian Mysteries—on the eve of the fateful Athenian day trip to Sicily in 415. His speeches are a safeguard opposed to fees with regards to these events.
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Antiphon and Andocides (The Oratory of Classical Greece) by Michael Gagarin,Douglas M. MacDowell