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Alcidamas, On The Sophists, 27
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1. Alcidamas, On The Sophists, 28 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2. Plato, Phaedrus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

275d. written words are of any use except to remind him who knows the matter about which they are written. Phaedrus. Very true. Socrates. Writing, Phaedrus, has this strange quality, and is very like painting; for the creatures of painting stand like living beings, but if one asks them a question, they preserve a solemn silence. And so it is with written words; you might think they spoke as if they had intelligence, but if you question them, wishing to know about their sayings, they always say only one and the same thing. And every word, when


Subjects of this text:

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alcidamas Castagnoli and Ceccarelli (2019), Greek Memories: Theories and Practices, 346; Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
animate/inanimate Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
plato Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
pleasure Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
silence Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
textuality Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29
visual artworks' Lightfoot (2021), Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World, 29