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How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

Marcus Tullius Cicero ; selected, edited, and translated by James M. May
Format
Book
Published
Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2016.
Language
English
Latin (also in)
Latin (translated from)
ISBN
9780691164335, 0691164339
Contents
  • Cicero's life: a brief sketch
  • How to win an argument
  • The origins of eloquent and persuasive speech
  • The parts of rhetoric or the activities of the orator
  • The value of imitating good models of speaking
  • The value of writing to prepare for effective speaking
  • The requirements and education of the ideal speaker
  • Latin texts.
Description
xxi, 263 pages ; 18 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-263) .
Technical Details
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