Persuasion: Greek Rhetoric in Action

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a
Alcidamas 55 , 224 , 226 ;
and writing, 61 -2
anger 29 - 31
Antiphon 40 , 62 ;
apagogic method 63 ;
Herodes55 -6;
ethos in 40 ;
and law 62 ;
legal advice of 246 ;
as logographos60 , 244 ;
loidoria in 200 ;
First Tetralogy52 -3, 64 ;
Second Tetralogy36 , 64 ;
Speech for Poisoning 189 -90;
see also courts, trials, speeches
Apollonius 162 -70;
speeches in 162 - 9;
and literacy 163 -9
Aristophanes 10 , 47 , 205 , 207 ;
Clouds14 - 15 , 47 , 203 , 208 ;
loidoria in 200 - 11;
see also comedy, loidoria, law
Aristotle 5 , 6 , 10 , 15 - 16 , 18 , 88 , 178 , 189 ;
and Plato 234 -5;
on comedy 196 -7;
and ethos34 -5, 38 - 40 , 43 -4;
and pathos26 -7, 35 , 43 -4;
on philosophy and rhetoric 235 -9;
and probable 49 , 52 ;
and rhetoric 17 - 18 , 234 -41;
see also Aristotle’s Rhetoric, oratory, Plato, proofs
Aristotle’s Rhetoric:
basis of modern rhetorical theory 70 -2, 73 - 81 ;
and law 132 , 137 -41;
and tragedy 168 ;
see also Aristotle, oratory, rhetoric
‘Asianism’ 250 , 256 -9
audience and appeals 26 - 44 , 36 -8, 140 ;
knowledge of 114 -27;
legal expertise of 114 , 117 , 131 -48;
for modern rhetorical theory 71 , 73 ;
orators towards 92 -6, 99 - 104 , 111 - 15, 127 , 135 -7;
and tragedy 179 -84, 189 -91;
see also courts, logographoi, oratory, politics, proofs, trials

b
Barthes, Roland 76 -7, 78
Booth, W. 73 -5

c
Caecilius:
and ‘Asianism’ 256 -8;
and Canon of Ten Attic Orators 254 -6, 259 ;
in Rome 257 -8
Canon of Ten Attic orators 244 -59
Cicero:
anti-‘Asianist’ 257 -8;
and Canon of Ten Attic Orators 250 -1, 252 , 254 ;
and humour 199 - 200 ;
and modern rhetorical theory 72 , 75
Cole, T. 6 - 13 , 48 - 62 , 224
comedy:
and rhetoric 196 - 218 ;
see also Aristophanes
Corax 5 - 6 , 13 , 16 , 46 -7;
and probable 49 - 51 , 56 , 62 ;
see also Cole, Tisias, Gorgias
courts 85 -6, 88 -9, 116 , 130 -48;
and ethos 36 -8;
jury in 117 -18, 131 -7;
noise in 116 ;
political nature of 92 - 104 ;
see also audience, law, logographoi, oratory, speeches, trials

d
Demosthenes:
Against Androtion212 -

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface viii
  • Abbreviations xi
  • Part I - Communicating 1
  • 1 - From Orality to Rhetoric: an Intellectual Transformation 3
  • 2 - Rhetorical Means of Persuasion 26
  • 3 - Probability and Persuasion: Plato and Early Greek Rhetoric 46
  • 4 - Classical Rhetoric and Modern Theories of Discourse 69
  • Part II - Applications 83
  • 5 - Power and Oratory in Democratic Athens: Demosthenes 21, against Meidias 85
  • 6 - History and Oratorical Exploitation 109
  • 7 - Law and Oratory 130
  • Part III - Contexts 151
  • 8 - Epic and Rhetoric 153
  • 9 - Tragedy and Rhetoric 176
  • 10 - Comedy and Rhetoric 196
  • 11 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 222
  • Notes 242
  • 12 - The Canon of the Ten Attic Orators 244
  • Bibliography 264
  • Index 274
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