A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

Ian Worthington* (Editor)

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This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers. Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium. Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion. Incorporates new material giving us fresh insights into how the Greeks saw and used rhetoric. Discusses the idea of rhetoric and examines the status of rhetoric studies, present and future. All quotations from ancient sources are translated into English.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHoboken, New Jersey
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Number of pages616
ISBN (Print)1405125519, 9781405125512
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2007
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameBlackwell Companions to the Ancient World
PublisherBlackwell Publishing


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