Christian Fron/Peter Scholz

3Räume, Institutionen und Kontexte von Rhetorik in der griechischen Kultur

Abstract: The article provides an introductory overview of the spatial and institutional framework of public speaking in Greek culture. This includes in particular the exemplary presentation of the most important types of locations and buildings where oratory was practised. In Greek culture, these were, on the one hand, public meeting places such as the market places (agorai), squares used exclusively or only partly for political meetings (ekklēsiastēria) or theatres in the centres of Greek cities, and on the other hand, buildings accessible only to certain groups. These include political bodies such as the council meetings (bouleutēria) and ...

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