A Commentary on Demosthenes's Philippic I: With Rhetorical Analyses of Philippics II and III

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Rhetorical Index
abstract language, 67, 111
aphorisms, 56, 57, 60–61, 72, 84, 115, 134, 150, 163
argumentation
a fortiori, 54, 107, 133, 143, 148, 152, 153, 156
example, 46, 51, 52, 54
expediency, 11–12
from contraries, 130, 131
syllogism, 46, 52, 62, 131, 132, 134, 165
the more and the less, 130, 153, 154
Aristides, 91, 151
Aristotle, 37, 40, 49, 51, 116, 147
articular infinitive, 51, 54, 67, 120
“beckoning archetype,” 69, 129, 132, 145
broad development of Philippic III, 148, 149, 150, 153, 154, 157, 158, 161, 163, 164, 165, 169
delivery, 41, 47, 148, 154
Demetrius, 39, 40, 44, 67, 101, 109, 155
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, 11, 40, 41, 47, 91, 121, 148, 150, 153
dramatic dialogue, 14, 65–66, 85
epilogue, 120–22, 136, 166
ethopoiia
of the Athenians, 14, 56, 59, 153
of the audience, 69, 85, 88, 93, 144, 153, 158, 160
of Demosthenes, 38, 49, 53, 70, 71, 77, 80, 93, 117, 127, 128, 129, 160, 162, 164
of Philip, 15, 56, 98, 107, 117–18, 156
figures
alliteration, 61
anacoluthon, 76
anaphora, 14, 15, 79, 101, 134, 165
antistrophe, 14
antithesis, 16, 40, 50, 51, 56, 115, 119, 120, 148, 153
antitheton, 40, 63
aparithmesis (enumeration), 59, 98
aposiopesis (abrupt switch of construction), 79, 106
apostasis (indication of a fresh start), 152
apostrophe (direct address to audience), 13, 42–43, 45, 53, 60, 64, 70, 104, 125, 133, 135, 149, 151, 154, 158, 164
assonance, 71, 100, 139, 140
asyndeton (lack of connectives), 96, 99, 104
chiasmus (interlocking word order), 39, 45, 50, 68–69, 80, 83, 93, 108, 110, 115, 118, 162
divisions (merismoi), 38–39, 50, 59, 65, 103, 107, 144, 145, 147, 158
epanadiplosis (repetition of a word at the beginning of a sentence), 14, 42, 43, 63, 76, 158
epidiorthosis (correction of one’s own utterance), 153
epikrisis (added value judgement), 62, 76, 155
epiphonema, 66, 150, 156
exallage (variations in a list), 89
homoioteleuton (rhyming at the end of words), 57, 64, 86, 87, 114, 140
hypostasis (the use of grammatical structures that require subordination), 98

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A Commentary on Demosthenes's Philippic I: With Rhetorical Analyses of Philippics II and III
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Abbreviations and Bibliography xi
  • Introduction- Philippic I 3
  • Structure of the Speech 17
  • ΔHmoΣΘEnoyΣ Kata ΦiΛiΠΠoy A' 19
  • Commentary 37
  • Appendix 1- Philippic II 123
  • Appendix 2- Philippic III 137
  • Appendix 3- The Longer and Shorter Versions of Philippic III 167
  • Historical Index 175
  • Rhetorical Index 177
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