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On the Sophists, or On the Writers of Written Discourses

The famous LaRue Van Hook translation of Alcidamas' speech, from Classical Weekly, January 20, 1919

LaRue Van Hook Introduction

Van Hook's introduction to Alcidamas' speech.

About Alcidamas

E. M. Cope on Alcidamas.

From The Journal of Classical and Sacred Philology, 1856. Look past Cope's misguided hostility toward rhetoric to his rich details.

Hazel Lee Brown: Alcidamas and extemporaneous speech.

Brown's treatment of Alcidamas on extemporaneous oratory, from her 1911 PhD dissertation at the University of Chicago. Outstanding footnotes.

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