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Contents Preface v Abbreviations ix Introduction xi I.The Lost Art and the First Written Speeches 1.The Written Plea of the Logographer 3 Marius Lavency 2.Lysias and his Clients 27 Stephen Usher 3.Who Was Corax? 37 Thomas Cole 4.Adultery by the Book: Lysias 1 (On the Murder of Eratosthenes)and Comic Diegesis 60 John R. Porter II.The Tools of Argument: Procedure and Proof 5.Demosthenes as Advocate: The Functions and Methods of Legal Consultants in 91 Classical Athens Hans Julius Wolff (with an epilogue by Gerhard Thr) 6.Law and Equity in the Attic Trial 116 Harald MeyerLaurin 7.Social Relations on Stage: Witnesses in Classical Athens 140 S. C. Humphreys 8.The Nature of Proofs in Antiphon 214 Michael Gagarin 9. Artless Proofs in Aristotle and the Orators 229 Christopher Carey 10.Torture and Rhetoric in Athens 247 David Mirhady III.Casting the Jury 11.Ability and Education: The Power of Persuasion 271 Josiah Ober 12.Lady Chatterleys Lover and the Attic Orators: The Social Composition of the Athenian Jury 312 Stephen Todd 13.Arguments from Precedent in the Attic Orators 359 Lene Rubinstein 14.Politics as Literature: Demosthenes and the Burden of the Athenian Past 372 Harvey Yunis A Glossary of Greek and Latin Terms 391 References 400 Acknowledgements 431 An Index of Passages Discussed 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- History and criticism.
Athens (Greece) -- Intellectual life.
Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.
Political oratory -- Greece -- Athens.