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Athenian Funeral Orations

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The Focus Philosophical Library publishes clear, faithful editions by renowned scholars and teachers enabling access for modern students to essential ideas and wisdom of the world’s greatest thinkers.

This is a collection of all the surviving state funeral orations from Athens, including Thucydides, Gorgias, Lysias, Plato Menexenus, Demosthenes, and Hyperides. To stimulate student discussion and comparison, Lincoln's address at Gettysburg is included in an appendix. Translations are in English, including introduction and notes, as well as literary and historical commentary.

Synopsis:

A collection of surviving state funeral orations from Athens (Thucydides, Gorgias, Lysias, Demosthenes, Hypereides and Plato's 'Menexenus'). The translations include introductions and notes, as well as literary and historical commentary.

About the Author

Judson Herrman is Professor of Classical Studies at Allegheny College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585100781
Publisher:
Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company
Subject:
General
Author:
Herrman, Judson
Subject:
Greek
Subject:
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Subject:
Funeral orations.
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Philosophical Library
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
106
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.23 in 0.38 lb

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A collection of surviving state funeral orations from Athens (Thucydides, Gorgias, Lysias, Demosthenes, Hypereides and Plato's 'Menexenus'). The translations include introductions and notes, as well as literary and historical commentary.
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