Brill's Companion to Cicero: Oratory and Rhetoric

Brill's Companion to Cicero: Oratory and Rhetoric

by James May
     
 

This volume is intended as a companion to the study of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric, for both students and experts in the field. A group of impressive Ciceronian scholars have contributed articles that analyze in new and interesting ways the oratorical and rhetorical works of Cicero.  See more details below

Overview

This volume is intended as a companion to the study of Cicero's oratory and rhetoric, for both students and experts in the field. A group of impressive Ciceronian scholars have contributed articles that analyze in new and interesting ways the oratorical and rhetorical works of Cicero.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'The growth of interest in Ovid over the last half-century has prompted creation of various kinds of handbooks and companions to the great Roman poet, and Brill has produced one of the best…an intelligent and wll-coordinated collection of responses to the versatility of a scintillating poet.'
William S. Anderson, New England Classical Journal, 2005.
'In sum a useful and reliable volume…
Roy Gibson, BMCR, 2003.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004121478
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/30/2002
Series:
Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Series
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

James M. May is Professor of Classics at St. Olaf College. He has published extensively on Ciceronian oratory and rhetoric, including Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos (North Carolina, 1988) and (with Jakob Wisse) Cicero: On the Ideal Orator (Oxford, 2001).

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