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GRKA3603 - Greek Oratory and Historiography

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Tamara Neal


The histories of Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon and the speeches of Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Lycurgus, and Demades are our primary sources for the political and social history of Athens and Greece in the fifth and fourth centuries BC. This unit offers a close reading of historical and rhetorical texts in the original Greek and a detailed analysis of the rhetorical and ideological construction of truth in Classical Athens.


1x2000wd essay (50%) and 1x2hr exam (50%)


3x1-hr lectures/week


GRKA3600 or equivalent

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