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Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica

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Publication Date: 06/10/2019

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480 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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  • Preface
  • Menander Rhetor
    • Introduction
      • The Author
      • Date of the Treatises
      • The Condition of the Two Treatises
        • Treatise I
        • Treatise II
      • The Relationship of the Two Treatises
      • The Rhetorical and Cultural Context
      • The Addressee and the Implied Audience
      • Manuscripts
      • Editions and Collections of Emendations
      • References
      • Contents
    • Treatise I: An Analysis of Epideictic Speeches
      • 1.1. Introduction
      • 1.2. Hymns to Gods
      • 1.3. Cletic Hymns
      • 1.4. Sendoff Hymns
      • 1.5. Philosophical Hymns
      • 1.6. Mythical Hymns
      • 1.7. Genealogical Hymns
      • 1.8. Fictive Hymns
      • 1.9. Deprecatory and Precatory Hymns
      • 1.10. How to Praise a Country
      • 1.11. How to Praise Cities
      • 1.12. How to Praise Harbors
      • 1.13. How to Praise Gulfs
      • 1.14. How to Praise an Acropolis
      • 1.15. How to Praise a City for Its Origin
      • 1.16. How to Praise Cities for Their Activities
    • Treatise II
      • 2.1. The Royal Oration
      • 2.2. The Arrival Speech
      • 2.3. The Talk
      • 2.4. The Sendoff Talk
      • 2.5. The Epithalamium
      • 2.6. The Bedtime Speech
      • 2.7. The Birthday Speech
      • 2.8. The Consolation Speech
      • 2.9. The Address
      • 2.10. The Funeral Speech
      • 2.11. The Crown Speech
      • 2.12. The Ambassador’s Speech (presbeutikos logos)
      • 2.13. The Invitation Speech (klētikos logos)
      • 2.14. The Leave-taking Speech (syntaktikos logos)
      • 2.15. The Monody
      • 2.16. The Sminthian Oration (sminthiakos logos)
  • [Dionysius of Halicarnassus]
    • Introduction
      • The Unity of Ars Rhetorica, Chapters 1–7
      • The Identity of Echecrates
      • Manuscripts
      • Editions and Translations
      • References
      • Contents
    • The Ars Rhetorica Attributed to Dionysius of Halicarnassus [DH]
      • 1. The Artful Composition of Panegyrics
      • 2. How to Compose Marriage Speeches
      • 3. How to Compose Birthday Speeches
      • 4. How to Compose an Epithalamium
      • 5. How to Compose Addresses
      • 6. How to Compose Funeral Speeches
      • 7. Exhortation to Athletes
  • Appendix I. Citations in Menander Rhetor
  • Appendix II. Citations in [Dionysius of Halicarnassus]
  • Index of Proper Names in Menander Rhetor
  • Index of Proper Names in [Dionysius of Halicarnassus]
  • Maps

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