Classical Library - Ancient Greek Authors

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34 surviving speeches of Lysias are presented in this volume, where one can admire the uniqueness of Lysias, consisting in the purity of the language of Attica that he uses in an incomparable way in his simple and pleasant schemes, as well as in the clarity and coherence of this text. The exceptiona...
 

It is in this work, where Aristotle raises and discusses the question “what makes a man really happy?”. In this treatise on ethics, readers find themselves before concepts such as happiness, morality, virtue. The exceptional translation and introductory comments by Vasilis Moskovis, the notes, as we...
 

The book includes 12 surviving juridical speeches of the great orator. It allows us to admire a brilliant representative of the practical juridical rhetoric. His speeches stand out for the beauty of their style and language, the rational progress of their argumentation and their liveliness. The exce...
 

This work explores the concept of the political dimension of human nature, the concept of citizen and of the perfect political system. Aristotle, based on studies of 158 political systems of his era, categorizes, analyzes and evaluates the species of political systems. The exceptional translation an...
 

The volume includes an extensive introduction, where the evolution of rhetoric is explored until Aristotle's era, along with the contribution of the latter to its further development and promotion. The content of the work “Rhetoric” is presented briefly – and by chapter – and a detailed bibliography...
 

In “Apology” one can observe Socrates presenting in his own unique way, before the court that finally condemned him to death, the beliefs that he supported in his life, work and teaching. In “Crito”, Socrates responds to his beloved students’ proposal to escape, using thoughts that defend the ideal ...
 

Greek legal thought during later antiquity – A forgotten legal manual of the 2nd century A.D.

This book aims at making Greek legal professionals more widely familiar with Ermogenis's work “On Claims”, unknown until the present time. It is a legal manual of antiquity, with a primarily procedural content. By reading it, one discovers that ancient Greek legal thought is not different from the c...
 

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