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Classical Antiquity (2019) 38 (1): 141–183.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., demonstrates the limits of deliberative oratory and points to the need for both the epideictic rhetoric of Pliny s Panegyric, which reformu- lates Helvidian ideals in a more moderate and productive form, and Tacitean histo- riography, which exposes the reality of the Principate without losing moral integrity...
Classical Antiquity (2018) 37 (1): 151–185.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the interests of his city. The changes in public building were echoed in epideictic rhetoric. Around the end of the first century CE, Greek orators began to pay particular attention to the visual harmony of the cities they praised.8 Although orderly cityscapes had long been valued for aesthetic...