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21%OFFCraig A. Gibson - Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators - 9780520229563 - V9780520229563
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Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

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Description for Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators Hardback. Craig A. Gibson tells the story of how one group of ancient scholars helped their readers understand Demosthenes writings. This book collects, translates and offers explanatory notes on all the substantial fragments of ancient philological and historical commentaries on Demosthenes. Num Pages: 273 pages, bibliography, notes, indexes. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 467.
Demosthenes (384-322 b.c.) was an Athenian statesman and a widely read author whose life, times, and rhetorical abilities captivated the minds of generations. Sifting through the rubble of a mostly lost tradition of ancient scholarship, Craig A. Gibson tells the story of how one group of ancient scholars helped their readers understand this man's writings. This book collects for the first time, translates, and offers explanatory notes on all the substantial fragments of ancient philological and historical commentaries on Demosthenes. Using these texts to illuminate an important aspect of Graeco-Roman antiquity that has hitherto been difficult to glimpse, Gibson gives ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
273
Condition
New
Number of Pages
273
Place of Publication
Berkerley, United States
ISBN
9780520229563
SKU
V9780520229563
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About Craig A. Gibson
Craig A. Gibson is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa.

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