Funeral Orations Books
Books con argomento Funeral Orations
The Path of the Soul After Death
edizioni Rudolf Steiner Pr collana Rudolf Steiner Pr (Paperback) , 2010
Rudolf Steiner spoke frequently about the soul's continued existence beyond death, and about the importance of establishing a new kind of community that unites spiritually active souls and endures beyond death.Peter Selg shows how Steiner commemorated the dead, the words he chose to use and his descriptions-sometimes...
The Invention of Athens
Sheridan Alan (TRN)
edizioni Zone Books collana Zone Books (Paperback) , 2006
How does the funeral oration relate to democracy in ancient Greece? How did the death of an individual citizen-soldier become the occasion to praise the city of Athens? In The Invention of Athens, Nicole Loraux traces the different rhetoric, politics, and ideology of funeral...
The Athenian Funeral Orations
edizioni Focus collana Focus (Paperback) , 2003
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...
Hyperides Funeral Oration
Herrman Judson (EDT)
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover)
Hyperides' Funeral Oration is arguably the most important surviving example of the genre from classical Greece. The speech stands apart from other funeral orations (epitaphioi) in a few key respects. First, we have the actual text as it was delivered in Athens (the other speeches, with the possible expection of Demosthenes...