GREEK 806 - Greek Law and Rhetoric
Section: 001
Term: WN 2012
Subject: Greek (GREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
3
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unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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The seminar will examine selected critical aspects of the ancient rhetoric, including the status of rhetoric as a discipline, the modes of proof in oral advocacy, and what is called stasis theory (the idea that advocacy should focus on an identifiable theme). I hope also to consider the role of rhetoric in ancient education. Key texts will be: Gorgias' Helen; Plato's Gorgias and Phaedrus; Aristotle's Rhetoric; Cicero's de Inventione and de Oratore; and Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria. (We will not, of course, be reading these works in their entirety; but, knowledge of both Greek and Latin is desideratum.) Hermagoras of Temnos will be considered.

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GREEK 806 - Greek Law and Rhetoric
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ISBN: 0434991937
The "art" of rhetoric, Author: with an Engl. Transl. by John Henry Freese., Publisher: Harvard Univ. Press [u.a.] Repr. 1982
Required
ISBN: 9780674991842
(Plato in 12 volumes III) : Lysis symposium Gorgias, Author: Plato., Publisher: Harvard University Press William Heinemann Ltd 1975
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ISBN: 9781853996313
De oratore I-III, Author: Cicero. With introd. and notes by Augustus S. Wilkins., Publisher: Bristol Classical 2002
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ISBN: 9780674995925
Quintilian The Orator's Education v. II (Books 3-5), Author: Russell, Publisher: Harvard 2001
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