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George E. Nix
College of St. Teresa (Winona, MN 55987)

Studies in Artistotle and Isocrates: Sources of the Fragments, History of the Protreptic Genre...

Protrentlc Genre, and the Influences of the Isocratean-Aristolelian Polemic. To study Aristotle and Isocrates: sources of the fragments, history of the protreptic genre, and the influence of the Isocratean-Aristotelian polemic. Study will be done in three parts; (1) a re-examination of the fragments of Protrepticus which are found in a third century compilation; (2) the history of the protreptic genre, as it can be traced from Isocrates' own works through all the surviving protreptic writings; and, (3) the history of the Isocratean-Aristotelian polemic as far as it can be traced in surviving works.

Project fields:

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$14,000 (approved)
$14,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976