Praise and Blame in Roman Republican Rhetoric...

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Publisher  Classical Press of Wales
Publication Date   July 8, 2011
ISBN  1905125461
Pages  248

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Cicero, and others in the Roman Republic, were masters of both invective and panegyric, two hugely important genres in ancient oratory, which influenced the later theory and practice of rhetoric. The papers in this volume address strategies of vituperation and eulogy within the Republic, and examine the mechanisms and effects of praise and blame.

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