Gorgias' visit to Athens

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Historical Context Note

Gorgias' visit and the rhetorical exhibition he displayed before the Athenians is traditionally considered as coinciding with the apparition of rhetoric as a wide-spread discipline at Athens.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Gorgias' visit to Athens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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