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When a Gesture Was Expected:
A Selection of Examples from Archaic and Classical Greek Literature
Alan L. Boegehold

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS xi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii
NOTE TO THE READER xv
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS xvii
Introduction 3
ONE Nonverbal Communication 12
Circumstantial Notices in Literature 12
Illustrations 16
Continuities 20
Generally Understandable 22
Mostly Greek 26
Summary 28
TWO Some Attic Red-Figure Scenes 29
The Vote on the Arms of Achilles 29
Sociabilities 32
Come Here 33
Summary 35
THREE Homer 36
Demonstrative: Homer Iliad 16.844 36
"Incomplete" Conditional Sentence 37
Aposiopesis 38
Gesture for Apodosis 39
Gesture for Protasis 45
Summary 46
FOUR Archaic Poets 48
Archilochus 48
Pindar 50
Summary 52
FIVE Tragedy 53
Aeschylus 54
Sophocles 57
Euripides 63
Summary 66
SIX Aristophanes 67
Quotation and Parody 67
Continuities: Curses! 73
Summary 77
SEVEN Orators 78
Forensic Oratory 78
Deliberative or Display Oratory 79
Alcidamas 80
Antiphon 80
Andocides 83
Lysias 85
Demosthenes 88
Lycurgus 90
The Law Code of Gortyn 91
Summary 93
EIGHT Historians 94
Herodotus 94
Thucydides 99
Xenophon 105
Summary 108
NINE Plato 110
Plato's Characters in Action 110
Summary 125
Conclusion 126
BIBLIOGRAPHY 131
ART INDEX 141
lNDEX LOCORUM 143
GENERAL INDEX 149

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