Logos and Ergon in Thucydides by Adam Parry

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  • Thucydides -- Literary style.,
  • Greek language -- Style.,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient.,
  • Greece -- Historiography.

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StatementAdam Milman Parry ; new introduction by Donald Kagan.
SeriesMonographs in classical studies
LC ClassificationsPA4461 .P3 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4093637M
ISBN 100405140452
LC Control Number80002660

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The Necessities of War: A Study of Thucydides' Pessimism. New York: Columbia University Press, Pseudo-Dionysius, XVII -Logos and Ergon in Book I of Plato’s Republic Alex Edwards The first book of the Republic ends in aporia, with Socrates claiming that none of the interlocutors have given a proper definition of justice.

What then would constitute a “proper” definition. Logos and ergon also operate at the metahistorical level, in that Thucydides’ logos is the means of preservation, and of understanding, of the ergon that was the Peloponnesian War. Stahl (); an English translation by the author himself is forthcoming.

This paper suggests that two much-discussed passages in Pericles' Funeral Speech in Thucydides Book 2, the first inthe second inare more closely related than has previously been recognized: both express a negative view of praise.

Thucydides. Thucydides' classic work is a foundational text in the history of Western political thought. His narrative of the great war between Athens and Sparta in the fifth century BC is now seen as a highly sophisticated study of the nature of political power itself: its exercise and effects, its agents and victims, and the arguments through which it is defended and g: Ergon.

Parker, R. () Athenian Religion: A History (Oxford) Parry, A.M. () Logos and ergon in Thucydides (New York) Pritchett, W.K. () Essays in Greek History (Amsterdam) Ziolkowski, J.E.

Logos, (Greek: “word,” “reason,” or “plan”)plural logoi, in ancient Greek philosophy and early Christian theology, the divine reason implicit in the cosmos, ordering it and giving it form and meaning. Although the concept is also found in Indian, Egyptian, and Persian philosophical and theological systems, it became particularly significant in Christian writings and doctrines as a.

In fact, I argue that it is the Archaeology’s status as logos that gives point to Thucydides’ famous “monumental metaphor”, κτῆμα ἐς αἰεί, at (Moles ): Thucydides represents his history as a logos-which-is-not-logos­, as an inscriptional ergon, in order to. Gomme, A. (Books ), Antony Andrewes (Books 5 and 8), and K.

Dover (Books 6 and 7). A Historical Commentary on Thucydides. 5 Vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Title: Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3 (English); Author: E.

Marchant; Series: Commentary on Thucydides; Publisher: Perseus Digital Library; Print Publication Missing: Ergon.

Gerald Mara (hereafter M.) presents to the academic community a complex, insightful and quite difficult book, whose audience, it should be immediately said, could only be one of specialists. 1 The reading of his book entails, indeed, not only knowledge of his previous book on Socrates, 2 where M.

traces in more detail the opposition between Socratic logos and ergon, but also a reasonably. Thucydides’s own chronology is more accurately indicated by Strassler’s running titles which separate the Gregorian from the Thucydidean (“Book Four.

8 th Year/Winter.” and “Book Four. 9 th Year/Summer.”). In any case, Mynott has had to retain on every page the conventional book and chapter divisions, for ease of. Thank to this Thucydides has the opportunity to highlight the difficult, but unavoidable, relation between consensus, probability and uncertainty, connecting their reasons to the intertwine of logos and ergon and tracing the limits of deliberative logocentrism.

Logos and Ergon in Thucydides - Parry, Adam. Logos and Ergon in Thucydides. With a new introduction by Donald Kagan. Salem, NH: Ayer, The Structure of Thucydides’ History - Rawlings, Hunter R., III. The Structure of Thucydides' History.

Princeton: Princeton University Press, Looking for books by Thucydides. See all books authored by Thucydides, including History of the Peloponnesian War, and The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War, and more on Thucydides is more than a simple materialist, for he understands the impact of ideas upon events.

Adam Parry’s dissertation, “ Logos and Ergon in Thucydides,” showed how Thucydides belonged to that tradition of Greek thought that stressed the importance of both words and deeds. What men say, the speeches diplomats give, the reasons states go to war, all this "in word" (logos) is as likely to cloak rather than to elucidate what they will do "in deed" (ergon).

Thucydides. An interpretation that has been offered by a number of scholars including Adam Parry, Logos and Ergon in Thucydides (New York: Arno Press, ); Victoria Wohl, Love Among the Ruins (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ).

Ergon Logos: The physical vs. the logical. by megwanderson on February 9, in Twelve • 1 Comment. If you have not played (or maybe the better word is read) Ergon Logos, you really should.

Click here to check it out. This is a hypertext and by definition, the player chooses what path they take to find something else about the main character. Main Page > Ancient Historians (S11) > Thucydides bibliography Historical excerpts selected due to their relevance to a specific topic.

Anthologies compile recurring themes that may otherwise be scattered throughout a written piece. Useful for finding multiple separate excerpts g: Logos  Ergon. The eminent Thucydides scholar Jacqueline de Romilly, in fact, has remarked that "Thucydides's history is an example of antilogy at work." In Book 1, Chapter 2 Thucydides refers to the two assembly meetings at Athens in which the arguments of both Corinth and Corcyra were considered.

Logos and ergon are in constant and visible tension, since high ideals and eloquent words are never quite beyond the grasp of demonic powers or the cruel ironies of fate. In Thucydides’ history we see the logos in action, especially in the speeches, but there is no Athena to ensure its triumph.

Without creating an Olympus, Thucydides. logos vs ergon; importance in Thucydides. Mitylene / Lesbos. Syracuse / Sicily. Episodes (know the stories and be able to recall and spell names of the principal characters, starting from these titles) Pericles’ Funeral Oration (be able to describe the essential elements and themes, e.g.

the overarching theme of Athenian exceptionalism). CLAS A / COLI S / PHIL G / RHET Y. Persuasion in Ancient Greece. Andrew Scholtz, Instructor. TR SW Cultural and political meaning of persuasion in ancient Greece, esp. Athens. Lecture, discussion, papers, quizzes, oral reports. Course counts toward GenEd H humanities, J = C writing + O oral, PPL cognate.

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in question. Quotations from Thucydides in the original are from the OCT ' adapted; translated passages are for the most part taken from Jowett's translation. 2 This assertion ends the main part of the speech; Chapter 46 is, as its opening words make clear, an epilogue.

3 Fraenkel () 1. 4 The logos. ergon antithesis thus introduced is, as. Love of Glory and the Common Good: Aspects of the Political Thought of Thucydides.

Lanham: UP of America, Parker, S. "The Objectives and Strategy of Cimon's expedition to Cyprus." American Journal of Philology 97 (): Parry, A.

Logos and ergon in Thucydides. A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and g: Logos  Ergon.

Thucydides and Historical Time Thucydides DavidHumewrote,‘‘thefirstpageofThucydidesis,inmyopin-ion,cedingnarrationsareso intermixed with fable, that philosophers ought to abandon them, in a great measure, to the embellishment of poets and orators.’’1It is a familiar judgment, but what exactly does it mean.

Librivox recording of The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides. Read by Librivox volunteers The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens) in the 5th Century BC.

It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the g: Ergon. If this is the same Lichas whose death is mentioned at Thuc. then Thucydides must still have been working in ([Pouilloux, ]), but relatively few scholars are convinced that the Lichas in the inscription is the same as the Lichas in Thucydides (e.g., [Hornblower, ] ).

Most still assume that he died sometime around B.C. The Realisms of Thucydides. Thucydides’ Historyexhibits four characteristics common to many “realist” schools of thought—not only political, but literary, artistic, and four realisms are “procedural” (getting the facts straight), “scientific” (believing that there really are objective facts out there somewhere that can be gotten straight), “ideological.

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