Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday

Hardcover | October 1, 1995

EditorDoreen C. Innes, Harry Hine, Christopher Pelling

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Donald Russell, Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature at Oxford University, has been a leading figure in several fields of classical scholarship over the last few decades. The present volume collects essays written in his honour by scholars who have worked closely with him. The essaysfall into three sections, corresponding to Donald Russell's main work: Latin literature, Greek Imperial Literature, and Ancient Literary Criticism. They are unified by two of Russell's own pervasive concerns: Ethics, the concern of classical literature with moral conduct, and Rhetoric, thetechniques of effective persuasion.

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Donald Russell, Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature at Oxford University, has been a leading figure in several fields of classical scholarship over the last few decades. The present volume collects essays written in his honour by scholars who have worked closely with him. The essaysfall into three sections, corresponding to Do...

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Donald Russell, Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature at the University of Oxford, has been a leading figure in several fields of classical scholarship over the last few decades. The present volume collects essays written in his honour by scholars who have all worked closely with him. They fall into three sections, corresponding t...

Doreen C. Innes is at St Hilda's College, Oxford. Harry Hine is at University of St Andrews.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:396 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.02 inPublished:October 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019814962X

ISBN - 13:9780198149620

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`Even more of a tribute, however, and evident throughout the volume, is the inspirational influence that he has had on students and colleagues alike ... this is one Festchrift that will not subside into obscurity.'Bryn Mawr Classical Review