A Companion to Greek Rhetoric
This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers.
Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium
Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion
Incorporates new material giving us fresh insights into how the Greeks saw and used rhetoric
Discusses the idea of rhetoric and examines the status of rhetoric studies, present and future
All quotations from ancient sources are translated into English
Ian Worthington is Frederick A. Middlebush Professor of History at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. His previous publications include Demosthenes: Statesman and Orator (2000), Alexander the Great: A Reader (2003), and a biography, Alexander the Great: Man and God (2004).