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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


Description 1 online resource (ix, 783 pages)
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 Text in ancient Greek with parallel English translation; introduction and commentary in English
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Subject Lysias -- Criticism and interpretation
Lysias -- Translations into English
SUBJECT Lysias fast
Lysias -- Criticism and interpretation. nli
Lysias -- Translations into English. nli
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- Translations into English
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
speeches (documents)
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Lysias. Speeches. Selections. English & Greek.
LC no. 2008297520
ISBN 9780191518300