Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 July 2013

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199668908

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The Documents in the Attic Orators

Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Mirko Canevaro

  • First comprehensive study of the documents in a century
  • Provides the text and apparatus criticus for each document
  • Makes use of stichometric analysis by using the evidence of medieval manuscripts to calculate which documents are later insertions
  • Offers a full discussion of important laws and institutions
  • Sets the creation of the forgeries in the Hellenistic milieu of rhetorical education and oratory