Delphi Complete Works of Isocrates (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Isocrates (Illustrated)

by Isocrates

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Overview

Among the most influential Greek rhetoricians of his time, Isocrates left behind important historical speeches on the intellectual and political life of Athens. The school he founded differed markedly in its aims from Plato’s Academy, featuring among its pupils men of eminence from all over the Greek world. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Isocrates’ complete extant works, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Isocrates’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Isocrates, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introduction to the works
* Includes George Norlin’s translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Isocrates
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features three bonus biographies – discover Isocrates’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE SPEECHES
THE LETTERS

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Texts
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biographies
ISOCRATES by Plutarch
INTRODUCTION TO ISOCRATES by George Norlin
ISOCRATES by Richard Claverhouse Jebb

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786563811
Publisher: Delphi Classics
Publication date: 11/13/2016
Series: Delphi Ancient Classics
Sold by: PUBLISHDRIVE KFT
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 849,434
File size: 16 MB
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