Delphi Complete Works of Isaeus

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By Isaeus of Athens

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The teacher of Demosthenes, Isaeus was an early 4th century BC orator, who was later listed as one of the ten Attic orators, according to the Alexandrian canon. His twelve extant orations are all on subjects connected with disputed inheritances, on which subject Isaeus appears to have been well acquainted. His oratory resembles the style of his teacher, Lysias, notable for its pure Attic and lucid quality. However, Isaeus is more aggressive and flexible in his presentation, which went on to influence the work of Demosthenes. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This eBook presents Isaeus' complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Isaeus' life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Isaeus, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introduction to the text
* Includes E. S. Forster's 1927 translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Isaeus
* Forster's original footnotes are hyperlinked in the text
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the orations you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph — ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography — discover Isaeus' ancient world

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The Translation
The Speeches

The Greek Text
Contents of the Greek Text

The Dual Text
Dual Greek and English Text

The Biography
Introduction to Isaeus (1927) by E. S. Forster

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Delphi Complete Works of Isaeus