Isocrates
biographical name 436-338 B.C. Athenian orator

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  • Isocrates — (Greek: Ἰσοκράτης; 436–338 BC), an ancient Greek rhetorician, was one of the ten Attic orators. In his time, he was probably the most influential rhetorician in Greece and made many contributions to rhetoric and education through his teaching and …   Wikipedia

  • Isócrates — Herma de Isócrates. Pushkin Museum Nombre completo Isócrates Ἰσοκράτης, Isokrátês N …   Wikipedia Español

  • Isócrates — (Atenas, 436 ibíd. 338 a. C.), orador, logógrafo, político y educador griego. De familia pudiente, Isócrates fue un seguidor, en los aspectos formales, de Gorgias, y en los ideológicos, de Sócrates y Platón. Este último, además, le alabó en el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ISOCRATES — nat. A. U. C. 318. sub Lysimacho Archonte. Fil. Theodori, discip. Prodici, Gorgiae, etc. Orator Atheniensis, unus è decem, dulcis et numerosus in dicendo fuit. Vide Plutarch. l. 10. Orat. Phot. Cod. 260. etc. Ad Remp. non accessit, neque in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Isocrates — [ī säk′rə tēz΄] 436 338 B.C.; Athenian orator & rhetorician …   English World dictionary

  • Isocrates — /uy sok reuh teez /, n. 436 338 B.C., Athenian orator. * * * born 436, Athens died 338 BC, Athens Athenian author, rhetorician, and teacher. His school, unlike Plato s more philosophical Academy, provided an education for the practical needs of… …   Universalium

  • Isocrates — Isocrate Isocrate, en grec ancien Ἰσοκράτης / Isokrátês (Athènes 436–338 av. J. C.), l un des dix orateurs attiques. Il fut le fondateur d une école de rhétorique célèbre, qui forma nombre d orateurs. Son idéal de culture, qu il appela… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isócrates — Amistad Probamos el oro en el fuego, distinguimos a nuestros amigos en la adversidad. Gozo No busques sino los placeres honestos. Los placeres son un bien cuando son conformes a la honestidad pero son un gran mal cuando se separan de ésta. Hablar …   Diccionario de citas

  • ISOCRATES —    an Athenian rhetorician, of a school that was an offshoot of the SOPHISTS (q.v.), and the whole merit of whose oratory depended upon style or literary finish and display; he is said to have starved himself to death after the battle of Cheronea …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Isocrates — I•soc•ra•tes [[t]aɪˈsɒk rəˌtiz[/t]] n. big 436–338 b.c., Athenian orator …   From formal English to slang

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