“How Important was the rhetorical Context of Cicero’s orations: his listeners’ fear of Catiline’s conspiracy and army?”

  Cicero gave a total of 4 orations in regard to Catiline. And had there not been any rhetoric in his speeches he would have not succeeded in the way he did. It was so important to get his listeners to fear Catiline and his army. To show how this was important let me summarize … Continue reading “How Important was the rhetorical Context of Cicero’s orations: his listeners’ fear of Catiline’s conspiracy and army?”

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“If you had been Catiline, what would you have said to undermine Cicero’s case?”

If you just read that title you're probably wondering “Whose Catiline?”and “Whose Cicero?” Well just hold your horses and let me answer your questions one at a time. Let me tell you about Cicero first. Cicero was a master of rhetoric, and with that mastery he shaped western rhetoric. He is famous for his speech … Continue reading “If you had been Catiline, what would you have said to undermine Cicero’s case?”

How does the view of ethical cause and effect in Works and Days compare with the furies’ view in The Eumenides?”

  Works and days and Eumenides are both part of greek literature. Works and Days was written by the poet Hesiod. And Eumenides is part of a series of 3 plays, called Oresteia, it was written by Athenian playwright Aeschylus. Let me give you some background on both stories and then we can contrast them. … Continue reading How does the view of ethical cause and effect in Works and Days compare with the furies’ view in The Eumenides?”

“What is the view of the biblical materials on the role of ethics in the development of history?

There are many examples in the bible of their roles in ethics, and in their development in history. Even books in the bible are examples such as Genesis, psalms, and the proverbs. I'm going to give some examples from each of those books. In Genesis a main theme is positive and negative sanctions, here are … Continue reading “What is the view of the biblical materials on the role of ethics in the development of history?

“Discuss the relationship between ethics and sanctions in Proverbs 1-7.”

The “introduction” of Proverbs is chapters 1-9. And in the beginning of proverbs Solomon introduces himself as the author, and the purpose of the Proverbs. (Proverbs‬ ‭1:1-3) “The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what … Continue reading “Discuss the relationship between ethics and sanctions in Proverbs 1-7.”