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Antiphon & Andocides

Author: Antiphon; Andocides; Michael Gagarin; Douglas M MacDowell
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998.
Series: Oratory of classical Greece, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume contains the works of the two earliest surviving orators, Antiphon and Andocides. Antiphon (ca. 480-411) was a leading Athenian intellectual and creator of the profession of logography ("speech writing"), whose special interest was law and justice. His six surviving works all concern homicide cases.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Antiphon, approximately 480-411 B.C.
Antiphon & Andocides.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998
(OCoLC)647350093
Named Person: Antiphon; Andocides; Antiphon; Andocides; Antiphon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antiphon; Andocides; Michael Gagarin; Douglas M MacDowell
ISBN: 0292728093 9780292728097 0292728085 9780292728080
OCLC Number: 37331519
Notes: English translations of classical Greek orations of Antiphon and Andocides.
Description: xxvii, 174 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface; Series Introduction (Michael Gagarin) Oratory in Classical Athens; The Orators; The Works of the Orators; Government and Law in Classical Athens; The Translation of Greek Oratory Abbreviations; Note on Currency; Bibliography of Works Cited Antiphon (Michael Gagarin) Introduction 1. Against the Stepmother The Tetralogies 2. First Tetralogy; 3. Second Tetralogy; 4. Third Tetralogy; 5. The Murder of Herodes; 6. On the Chorus Boy; Fragment 1. On the Revolution Andocides (Douglas M. MacDowell) Introduction 1. On the Mysteries; 2. On His Return; 3. On the Peace with Sparta; 4. Against Alcibiades Index
Series Title: Oratory of classical Greece, v. 1.
Other Titles: Antiphon and Andocides
Responsibility: translated by Michael Gagarin & Douglas M. MacDowell.
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