the Protrepticus of Aristotle and the Antidosis of Isocrates, has brought to light a Isocrates delivered in his own defense of rhetorical education, the Antidosis. Isocrates’ Antidosis. (Text from Perseus Project Archive–for educational use.) We ought, therefore, to think of the art of discourse just as we think of the other arts. Too (Y.L.) A Commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosis. Pp. χ. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Cas. ISBN: doi/.

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Retrieved from ” https: There are links to each of the footnotes, and even some links to other texts that are referenced or connected somehow. Isocrates, Antidosis George Norlin, Ed. University anttidosis Toronto Libraries, n. Extract from Against the Sophists. Email requiredwill not be published. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source.

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Antidosis is used by the author to depict himself as a model citizen and a contributor to the city-state of Athens. Aristophanes’ Wasps Kenneth Rothwell. Duncan Garrow and Chris Gosden.

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With this ability, the students may trick people by convincing them of false truths which could ultimately allow the ieocrates to corrupt the government. This commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosiswhich includes a full translation as well as an extensive introduction, demonstrates that a rhetorician may do so by assuming roles that subvert many of the conventions invoked by the genre – a non-speaker in a rhetorical community, a rhetorician in a world where rhetorical performativity has derogatory connotations, a philosopher following the trial of Socrates.


Isocrates, “Antidosis”

A Commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosis Yun Lee Too The first sustained reading of a fascinating and important text in the history of rhetoric Includes a full translation of antidosus Antidosis Provides an extensive introduction that places the work in antidosiss social and intellectual context.

I found this text by searching the Perseus online archive, which we had discussed in class. The Antidosis is not seen by some as an autobiography of Isocrates; it was written later in his life as a fictionalized story similar to his own court trial.

He states that as iscorates lifelong teacher, the value antidksis the education that he has provided for students is worth far more than any monetary donation he can give to Athens. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. In the sense that he is defending himself from an onerous charge to perform a liturgy, Isocrates makes a claim that his value to the city was provided through his teaching.

Current location in this text. View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Another idea by scholars is that early on in the AntidosisIsocrates reads aloud that he is being indicted for corrupting his students.


A Commentary on Isocrates’ Antidosis – Yun Lee Too – Oxford University Press

Extract from the Panegyricus. More search options Limit Search to: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gildersleeve, Syntax of Classical GreekForms of the verbal predicate Cross-references in notes to this page 7: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Cross-references to this page 2: This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat Marzluf engages antodosis audiences who are interested in the fields of classic Greek rhetoric and isocratew composition theory by connecting these two fields and examining how classic opinions of aptitude are still prevalent in current composition studies, especially the area of basic writing.

Isocrates argues that native ability is necessary for becoming a good orator, along with a proper education on the subject and practical experience. Original Language Translation Browse Bar: Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Greek and Roman Materials. isocratex

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