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Author Rademaker, Adriaan, 1965-
Title Sophrosyne and the rhetoric of self-restraint : polysemy & persuasive use of an ancient Greek value term / by Adriaan Rademaker.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005.

Author Rademaker, Adriaan, 1965-
Series Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 0169-8958 ; 259
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 259. 0169-8958
Subject Plato -- Language.
Sophrosyne (The Greek word)
Greek language -- Polysemy.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500.
Temperance (Virtue)
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Description 1 online resource (x, 375 pages) : illustrations.
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universiteit Leiden, 2004.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-365) and indexes.
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.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9789047406983 (electronic bk.)
9047406982 (electronic bk.)
9789004142510 (acid-free paper)
9004142517 (acid-free paper)
9004142517 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 191950170
Additional Format Print version: Rademaker, Adriaan, 1965- Sophrosyne and the rhetoric of self-restraint. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005 (DLC) 2005297393

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