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Isokrates as an observer and commentator upon his times

Lennox, Peter Gordon


This thesis sets out to provide the first major study in English of the historical significance of the six political discourses of Isokrates (Panegyrikos. Plataikos. Archidamos. On the Peace, Areopagitikos and Philippos). Each discourse is discussed individually, and each is closely examined with respect to its content and its historical context. For each, Isokrates' perspectives, ideas and judgements, whether idiosyncratic or compatible with other contemporary viewpoints, are assessed...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d63bf0a43574


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