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Speeches from Athenian law /
edited by Michael Gagarin.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
description
x, 396 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0292726384 (Paper), 9780292726383 (Paper)
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imprint
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2011.
isbn
0292726384 (Paper)
9780292726383 (Paper)
contents note
Homicide and assault -- Status and citizenship -- Family and property -- Commerce and the economy.
catalogue key
7609170
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-390) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Michael Gagarin is James R. Dougherty, Jr. Centennial Professor of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and series editor of the Oratory of Classical Greece.
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
A compilation of speeches covering key issues in Athenian law.
Main Description
This is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline. These translations are especially designed for the needs and interests of today's undergraduates, Greekless scholars in other disciplines, and the general public. Classical oratory is an invaluable resource for the study of ancient Greek life and culture. The speeches offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, law and legal procedure, and other aspects of Athenian culture that have recently been attracting particular interest: women and family life, slavery, and religion, to name just a few. This volume assembles twenty-one speeches previously published in the Oratory series. The speeches are taken from a wide range of different kinds of cases--homicide, assault, commercial law, civic status, sexual offenses, and others--and include many of the best-known speeches in these areas. They are Antiphon, Speeches 1, 2, 5, and 6; Lysias 1, 3, 10-11, 23, 24, and 32; Isocrates 17; Isaeus 11; Hyperides 3; Demosthenes 21, 35, 54, 55, 57, and 59; and Aeschines 1. The volume is intended primarily for use in teaching courses in Greek law or related areas such as Greek history. It also provides the introductions and notes that originally accompanied the individual speeches, revised slightly to shift the focus onto law.
Main Description
This is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline. These translations are especially designed For The needs and interests of today's undergraduates, Greekless scholars in other disciplines, And The general public.Classical oratory is an invaluable resource For The study of ancient Greek life and culture. The speeches offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, law and legal procedure, and other aspects of Athenian culture that have recently been attracting particular interest: women and family life, slavery, and religion, To name just a few.This volume assembles twenty-one speeches previously published in the Oratory series. The speeches are taken from a wide range of different kinds of cases-homicide, assault, commercial law, civic status, sexual offenses, and others-and include many of the best-known speeches in these areas. They are Antiphon, Speeches 1, 2, 5, and 6; Lysias 1, 3, 1011, 23, 24, and 32; Isocrates 17; Isaeus 11; Hyperides 3; Demosthenes 21, 35, 54, 55, 57, and 59; and Aeschines 1. The volume is intended primarily for use in teaching courses in Greek law or related areas such as Greek history. it also provides the introductions and notes that originally accompanied the individual speeches, revised slightly to shift the focus onto law.
Main Description
This is the sixteenth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline. These translations are especially designed for the needs and interests of today's undergraduates, Greekless scholars in other disciplines, and the general public. Classical oratory is an invaluable resource for the study of ancient Greek life and culture. The speeches offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, law and legal procedure, and other aspects of Athenian culture that have recently been attracting particular interest: women and family life, slavery, and religion, to name just a few. This volume assembles twenty-two speeches previously published in the Oratory series. The speeches are taken from a wide range of different kinds of cases--homicide, assault, commercial law, civic status, sexual offenses, and others--and include many of the best-known speeches in these areas. They are Antiphon, Speeches 1, 2, 5, and 6; Lysias 1, 3, 23, 24, and 32; Isocrates 17, 20; Isaeus 1, 7, 8; Hyperides 3; Demosthenes 27, 35, 54, 55, 57, and 59; and Aeschines 1. The volume is intended primarily for use in teaching courses in Greek law or related areas such as Greek history. It also provides the introductions and notes that originally accompanied the individual speeches, revised slightly to shift the focus onto law.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Editor's Note on Abbreviations, Currency, and Datesp. ix
Introduction. Oratory and Law at Athensp. 1
Homicide and Assaultp. 15
Antiphon 2. First Tetralogy, trans.p. 17
Antiphon 6. On the Chorus Boy, trans.p. 28
Antiphon 1. Against the Stepmother, trans.p. 44
Antiphon 5. On the Murder of Herodes, trans.p. 52
Lysias 1. On the Death of Eratosthenes, trans.p. 75
Demosthenes 54. Against Conon, trans.p. 87
Lysias 3. Against Simon, trans.p. 100
Isocrates 20. Against Lochites, trans.p. 110
Status and Citizenshipp. 115
Demosthenes 57. Appeal Against Eubulides, trans.p. 117
Lysias 23. Against Pancleon, trans.p. 137
Demosthenes 59. Against Neaera, trans.p. 144
Aeschines 1. Against Timarchus, trans.p. 183
Family and Propertyp. 245
Isaeus 1. On the Estate of Cleonymus, trans.p. 247
Isaeus 7. On the Estate of Apollodorus, trans.p. 260
Isaeus 8. On the Estate of Ciron, trans.p. 274
Lysias 32. Against Diogeiton, trans.p. 290
Demosthenes 27. Against Aphobus I, trans.p. 300
Commerce and the Economyp. 321
Demosthenes 55. Against Callicles, trans.p. 323
Hyperides 3. Against Athenogenes, trans.p. 333
Lysias 24. For the Disabled Man, trans.p. 346
Isocrates 17. Trapeziticus, trans.p. 354
Demosthenes 35. Against Lacritus, trans.p. 368
Bibliographyp. 387
Indexp. 391
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