A Commentary on Lysias, Speeches 1-11 by S. C. Todd

By S. C. Todd

Lysias used to be the best Athenian speech-writer of the iteration (403-380 BC) following the Peloponnesian battle, and his speeches shape a number one resource for all features of the background of Athenian society in this interval. The speeches are broadly learn this day, no longer least due to their simplicity of linguistic kind. This simplicity is frequently misleading, despite the fact that, and one of many goals of this remark is to assist the reader verify the rhetorical techniques of every of the
speeches and the usually hugely tendentious manipulation of argument. This quantity contains the textual content itself (reproduced from Carey's OCT and gear criticus), with a dealing with translation. each one speech gets an intensive advent, overlaying basic questions of interpretation. within the lemmatic section
of the remark, person words are tested intimately, supplying a detailed analyzing of the Greek textual content. to maximise accessibility, the Greek lemmata are followed by way of translation, and person Greek phrases are often transliterated. this is often the 1st a part of a projected multi-volume observation at the speeches and fragments, to be able to be the 1st complete remark on Lysias in sleek times.

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