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Lysias - Greek Orator Lysias

Lysias was a Greek orator known for his speeches, including Murder of Eratosthenes. Lysias provides insight into the feelings of the Athenians for The Thirty. Plato compares Lysias with Socrates in Phaedrus.

The texts of Lysias' speeches in English.

Harry Thurston Peck on Lysias
From Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898). Information on Lysias includes a note that the only oration Lysias delivered was "On the Murder of Eratosthenes."

Plato's Phaedrus - Plan
The construction of Plato's dialogue with contrasts drawn between Socrates and Lysias.

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