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The civic virtue of philotimia: rhetoric, ideology, and politics in democratic Athens

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This thesis explores the place that philotimia held in the value system and ideology of democratic Athens in the period between 430 and 320 BCE by examining the rhetoric of philotimia in instances of public speech, especially in the courtrooms and the Assembly.

Chapter 1 explores the relation between philotimia and metriotēs in courtroom rhetoric of Demosthenes’ time. Section 1 shows that being philotimos and being metrios could be presented as belonging to the same mentality, t...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Aloumpi, M
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Aloumpi, M
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2019-05-01

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