the Protrepticus of Aristotle and the Antidosis of Isocrates, has brought to light a Isocrates delivered in his own defense of rhetorical education, the Antidosis. Isocrates’ Antidosis. (Text from Perseus Project Archive–for educational use.) We ought, therefore, to think of the art of discourse just as we think of the other arts. Too (Y.L.) A Commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosis. Pp. χ. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Cas. ISBN: doi/.

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Isocrates, “Antidosis”

Original Language Translation Browse Bar: Oxford Classical Dictionary Tim Whitmarsh. In return, Isocrates has been teaching them how to become better public speakers and leaders.

His teaching has provided for antirosis and properly educated citizens that contribute to the orderly running of the city-state. Vergil in Russia Zara Martirosova Torlone.

A man who is trained in rhetoric is trained isoocrates truth, and the creation of that truth through oratory. Extracts from oration On the Peace.

The Antidosis can be viewed as a defense, an autobiographyor rhetorical treatise. Once I found the link to the full text version, I found the display easy to read and easily searchable.

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A Commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosis – Yun Lee Too – Oxford University Press

He tries to withdraw himself from the public interfering and intrusive efforts made into democratic politics. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Hutchinson and Monte Ransome Johnson Search the Perseus Catalog for: Uses authors parameter Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text.

The law inspired Isocrates’ Antidosiswhich was written in the form of a court case where Isocrates had to defend himself from a charge of corrupting the youth by teaching them how to speak well in order for them to gain an unfair advantage over their peers. Isocrates, PanathenaicusIsoc. More search options Limit Search to: Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.

In the AntidosisIsocrates is charged with corrupting the youth by teaching them to become good public speakers.

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Duncan Garrow and Chris Gosden. It is known that in his own life Isocrates did in fact go to court in his own defense over an amount of money he was made to pay. Although it is assumed that he is defending himself natidosis a charge of corrupting the youth, nowhere in his Antidosis does Isocrates mention what crime he is charged with and from which he must defend, nor does it say what the penalty would be for being found guilty.


All Search Options [ view abbreviations ]. If the discourse which is now about to be read 1 had been like the speeches which are produced either for the law-courts 2 or for oratorical display, 3 I should not, I suppose, have prefaced it by any explanation.

Unicode Isocratees transliteration View by Default: I antixosis recommend this database. Views Read Edit Antidosid history. Isocrates presents himself as a quiet citizen who avoids the public light, where oratory is used in a way to bring many different cases of litigation against each other – which the elite believed to negatively affect the way in which the republic was run.

Extract from Against the Sophists. Email requiredwill not be published. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: How does one construct a role for oneself in the fourth-century democratic city?

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