Rhetorical excercises from late antiquity : a translation of Choricius of Gaza's "Preliminary talks" and "Declamations" with an epilogue on Choricius' reception in Byzantium (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Rhetorical excercises from late antiquity : a translation of Choricius of Gaza's "Preliminary talks" and "Declamations" with an epilogue on Choricius' reception in Byzantium

Author: Robert J Penella; Choricius, Gazaeus.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first translation, produced by a team of eight scholars, of the Declamations and Preliminary Talks of the sixth-century sophist Choricius of Gaza. This volume also contains a detailed study of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Penella; Choricius, Gazaeus.
ISBN: 9780521848732 0521848733
OCLC Number: 608824241
Language Note: Teilw. in griech. Schrift.
Notes: Einheitssachtitel des kommentierten Werkes: Orationes; declamationes.
Description: XII, 323 Seiten
Contents: Introduction Robert J. Penella; Part I. Choricius, Preliminary Talks Robert J. Penella; Part II. Choricius, Declamations: 1. Declamation 1 [X]: 'Polydamas' D. A. Russell; 2. Declamation 2 [XII]: 'Priam' D. A. Russell; 3. Declamation 3 [XIV]: 'The Lydians' Simon Swain; 4. Declamation 4 [XVII]: 'Miltiades' Simon Swain; 5. Declamation 5 [XX]: 'The Young War-Hero' D. A. Russell; 6. Declamation 6 [XXIII]: 'The Miserly Old Man' D. A. Russell; 7. Declamation 7 [XXVI]: 'The Tyrannicide' Malcolm Heath; 8. Declamation 8 [XXIX]: 'A Spartan Citizen' George A. Kennedy; 9. Declamation 9 [XXXV]: 'The Child-Killer' Malcolm Heath; 10. Declamation 10 [XXXVIII]: 'Patroclus' William W. Reader; 11. Declamation 11 [XL]: 'The War-Hero' Terry L. Papillon; 12. Declamation 12 [XLII]: 'An Orator' George A. Kennedy; Epilogue. The fortune and reception of Choricius and of his works Eugenio Amato.
Other Titles: Orationes; declamationes.
Responsibility: ed. by Robert J. Penella ... with Eugenio Amato ...

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