Athenian Funeral Orations

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Publisher  Focus
Publication Date   March 1, 2003
ISBN  1585100781
Pages  106

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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.

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