Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE (www.oxfordreference.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 27 May 2020

Īsocratēs 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

(436–338bc),distinguished Athenian rhetor and writer of rhetorical texts. Although he lacked the voice and the confidence ever to address a large audience and so played no direct part in affairs of state, his written speeches provide us with a valuable commentary on the political issues of the 4th cent. His system of education in rhetoric influenced both the written and the spoken word: his many pupils included the historians ... ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.