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Author Todd, S. C. (Stephen Charles), 1958-

Title A commentary on Lysias, speeches 1-11 / S.C. Todd
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Contents Contents; Preface; General Introduction; Lysias 1: Concerning the Killing of Eratosthenes: Defence Speech; Lysias 2: Funeral Speech for those who Assisted the Corinthians; Lysias 3: Against Simon: Defence Speech; Lysias 4: Concerning a Premeditated Wounding: Prosecutor and Client Unknown; Lysias 5: On Behalf of Kallias: Defence Speech on a Charge of Hierosulia; Lysias 6: Prosecution against Andokides for Impiety; Lysias 7: Areiopagos Speech: Defence concerning the Sekos; Lysias 8: Accusation of Defamatory Speech against the Sunousiastai; Lysias 9: On behalf of the Soldier
Lysias 10 & 11: Prosecution against Theomnestos, 1 and 2Lysias 10: Prosecution against Theomnestos, First Speech Text and Translation; Lysias 11: Prosecution against Theomnestos, Second Speech; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index of Greek Terms; Index of Names; General Index
Summary A commentary on the first eleven speeches of the Athenian orator Lysias, based on a close reading of the Greek text. The volume includes the text itself (reproduced from Carey's new Oxford Classical Text), extensive introductions to each of the speeches, and a detailed commentary on individual phrases. - ;Lysias was the leading Athenian speech-writer of the generation (403-380 BC) following the Peloponnesian War, and his speeches form a leading source for all aspects of the history of Athenian society during this period. The speeches are widely read today, not least because of their simplicity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Text in ancient Greek with parallel English translation; introduction and commentary in English
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Subject Lysias -- Translations into English.
Lysias -- Criticism and interpretation.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Lysias. Speeches. Selections. English & Greek.
ISBN 0191518301 (electronic bk.)
9780191518300 (electronic bk.)