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Advice and its rhetoric in Greece and Rome

Author: Diana Spencer; Elena Theodorakopoulos
Publisher: Bari : Levante, ©2006.
Series: Nottingham classical literature studies, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Substantially, the essays in this collection formed part of the 2000 meeting of the Midlands Classics Colloquium, held ... in Nottingham."--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Advice and its rhetoric in Greece and Rome.
Bari : Levante, ©2006
(OCoLC)608596256
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Spencer; Elena Theodorakopoulos
ISBN: 9788879494397 8879494392
OCLC Number: 91797556
Language Note: In English; occasional phrases in Ancient Greek with English translations.
Description: xv, 215 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Diana Spencer and Elena Theodorakopoulos --
1. 'Good men who have skill in speaking' : performing advice in Rome / Diana Spencer and Elena Theodorakopoulos --
2. On the receiving end : the hidden protagonist of Plato's 'Laches' / Andrew Barker --
3. Advice and advisers in Xenophon's 'Anabasis' / Tim Rood --
4. Consul and consilium : suppressing the Catalinarian conspiracy / Catherine Steel --
5. Telling it like it is : Seneca, Alexander and the dynamics of epistolary advice / Diana Spencer --
6. Advice from on high : Plato and Trajan / Andy Fear --
7. Dio Chrysostom and the development of 'On Kingship' literature / Harry Sidebottom --
8. 'That's not funny' : advice in skoptic epigram / Gideon Nisbet --
9. Afterword : giving advice in Greek letters Desmond Costa.
Series Title: Nottingham classical literature studies, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Diana Spencer and Elena Theodorakopoulos.
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"Substantially, the essays in this collection formed part of the 2000 meeting of the Midlands Classics Colloquium, held ... in Nottingham."--Introduction.

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