Athenian Funeral Orations (Paperback)
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Short Description for Athenian Funeral Orations A collection of surviving state funeral orations from Athens (Thucydides, Gorgias, Lysias, Demosthenes, Hypereides and Plato's 'Menexenus'). The translations include introductions and notes, as well as literary and historical commentary.
- Published: 01 January 2004
- Format: Paperback 106 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781585100781 ISBN 10: 1585100781
- Sales rank: 1,003,151
Full description for Athenian Funeral Orations
This is a collection of all the surviving state funeral orations from Athens, including Thucydides, Gorgias, Lysias, Plato Menexenus, Demosthenes, and Hyperides. To stimulate student discussion and comparison, Lincoln's address at Gettysburg is included in an appendix. Translations are in English, including introduction and notes, as well as literary and historical commentary.