Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Rademaker, Adriaan, 1965-

Title Sophrosyne and the rhetoric of self-restraint : polysemy & persuasive use of an ancient Greek value term / by Adriaan Rademaker
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (x, 375 pages) : illustrations
Series Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 0169-8958 ; 259
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 259. 0169-8958
Contents Preface; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Homer; Chapter Three Archaic Poetry; Chapter Four Aeschylus; Chapter Five Sophocles; Chapter Six Euripides; Chapter Seven Historiography; Chapter Eight Aristophanes and the Orators; Chapter Nine Preliminary Conclusions: The Meaning of s?f??s??? in Plato's Time: A Synchronic Description; Chapter Ten Plato; References; General Index; Index of Greek Terms; Selective Index of Works and Passages
Summary This study provides a new description of the semantics of sophrosyne, and investigates the use of the term as an instrument of persuasion in the main texts from the Archaic and Classical era
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universiteit Leiden, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-365) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Plato -- Language.
Greek language -- Polysemy.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Sōphrosynē (The Greek word)
Temperance (Virtue)
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005297393
ISBN 1433703831
9004142517 (acid-free paper)
9047406982 (electronic bk.)
9789004142510 (acid-free paper)
9789047406983 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)