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E profession of education Willing To State The Facts to state the Facts Making Greater of making greater than they can possibly fulfill they would not be in such bad repute with the ay publicBut it is not sophists alone who are open to criticism but also those who profess to teach political discourse For the atter have no interest whatever in the truth but consider that they are masters of an art if they can attract great numbers of students by the smallness of their char. Extant; they are concerned with public than with private matters The Loeb Classical Library edition of Isocrates is in three volumes Volume I contains six discourses To Demonicus To Nicocles Nicocles or The Cyprians Panegyricus To Philip and Archidamus Five are in Volume II Areopagiticus On the Peace Panathenaicus Against the Sophists Antidosis Volume III contains Evagoras Helen Busiris Plataicus Concerning the Team of Horses Trapeziticus Against Callimachus Aegineticus Against Lochites and Against Euthynus as well as the nine extant etters and a comprehensive inde. Also see the general introduction by the editor George Norlin pp ix xlv in Volume I available online from the Internet Archive as a PDF file Isocrates one of the great orators of ancient Athens supports his position in five speeches by one of the great orators of ancient Athens

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