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Published: 01 February 1995

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780856685279


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Greek Orators IV: Andocides

Edited and Translated by Michael Edwards

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

Rational persuasion and appeal to an audience's emotions are elements of most literature, but they are found in their purest form in oratory. The speeches written by the Greek Orators for delivery in law-courts, deliberative councils and assemblies enjoyed an honoured literary status, and rightly so, for the best of them have great vitality.