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  Corax of Syracuse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corax (Korax), along with Tisias, was one of the founders of Greek rhetoric.
Corax is said to have lived in Sicily in the fifth century BC.
Corax devised an art of rhetoric to permit ordinary men to make their cases in the courts.
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 Corax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corax of Syracuse was one of the founders of Greek rhetoric.
Corax is the name of the wereravens in White Wolf's World of Darkness role-playing game system; see Corax (World of Darkness).
Corax (also known as the 'Raven') is the name of a UAV spy plane developed for the British Armed Forces in 2004 by BAE Systems.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Corax of Syracuse
Corax, along with Tisias, was one of the founders of Greek rhetoric.
During his time, Thrasyulus, the tyrant of Syracuse, was overthrown and a democracy formed.
His pupil, Tisias, is said to have developed legal rhetoric further, and he may have been the teacher of Isocrates.
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Syracuse, a Greek city in Italy founded by the Corinthians in 734 BC.
The Greeks from Syracuse developed the first catapults, a result of engineering research financed by the tyrant Dionysius.
In the last siege of Syracuse by the Romans they were supported by Archimedes who invented devices such as the claw, giant catapults and probably the first radiation weapon, the legendary burning mirrors.
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 MSN Encarta - Printer-friendly - Rhetoric
The actual founder of rhetoric as a science is said to be Corax of Syracuse, who defined rhetoric as the “artificer of persuasion” and composed the first handbook on the art of rhetoric.
Later masters of rhetoric were Corax's pupil Tisias, also of Syracuse; Gorgias of Leontini, who went to Athens in 427 bc; and Thrasymachus of Chalcedon, who also taught at Athens.
Antiphon, the first of the so-called Ten Attic Orators, was also the first to combine the theory and practice of rhetoric, and with Isocrates, the great teacher of oratory in the 4th century bc, the art of rhetoric was broadened to become a cultural study, a philosophy with a practical purpose.
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 RHETORIC - LoveToKnow Article on RHETORIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The founder of rhetoric as an art was Corax of Syracuse ~ar7y (c.
In 466 a democracy was established Greek in Syracuse.
It was further developed by Tisias, the pupil of Corax, as we ~t see from Platos Phaedrus, in an art of rhetoric S as.
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 Recovering argumentation in the era of mass media. Arantxa Capdevila
In fact, rhetoric is born as a legal phenomenon with a strong political component in Syracuse in the 5th century B.C., when a democratic rebellion overthrew the tyrants Gelon and Hieron, who had seized a great deal of property to hand it over to their mercenaries.
Corax and his pupil Tisias taught rhetoric to anyone who needed to become involved in these trials.
Their rhetoric was based on practical precepts that were rather different from the philosophical idea of searching for truth that would be developed by the Sophists, since the judges were not interested in abstract truths but rather accuracy, the decisions valid for each trial.
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 Washington Speechwriters Roundtable :: Speechwriting: The Tracks of the Ghost by ED VILADE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Corax of Syracuse was considered the “father” of rhetoric because he was the first to write speeches for others, and the first to record rules for writing and giving speeches, according to classical sources.
It is preferable to a contemporary rhetorician to think that Corax saw a dollar in the plight of the disenfranchised Sicilians, and became the first known professional speechwriter.
Although Corax may have been the first of many to write for other speakers, the necessity for the Citizen Orator to maintain the impression that he wrote his own material makes information on the speechwriting professional of the period a little sketchy.
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 The Greek notion of probabilities is intimately tied to the practice of devising two-fold arguments, which developed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Corax and Tisias: Corax ("crow") was a teacher of rhetoric in Syracuse ca.
In court, Tisias argued that if he won his case, he was exempt because he had won, and if he lost, he was exempt because he had failed at litigation.
Corax argued that, if Tisias lost he had to pay the fee, but if he won he still had to pay because he had succeeded at litigation.
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 Corax - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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The myology of the raven (Corvus corax sinuatus.): A guide to the study of the muscular system in birds
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 MSN Encarta - Rhetoric
Protagoras, the first of the Sophists, made a study of language and taught his pupils how to make the weaker cause in a speech or discussion appear the stronger argument.
The actual founder of rhetoric as a science is said to be Corax of Syracuse, who in the 5th century bc defined rhetoric as the “artificer of persuasion” and composed the first handbook on the art of rhetoric.
Other masters of rhetoric during this period included Corax's pupil Tisias, also of Syracuse; Gorgias of Leontini, who went to Athens in 427 bc; and Thrasymachus of Chalcedon, who also taught at Athens.
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Syracuse was a colony of Corinth established in 733, while a little further north, settlers from Megaris founded a city to which they gave the same name as their mother city.
Meanwhile, Phoenicians from Carthage were settling the western part of Sicily, which eventually led to the battle of Himera in 480, won by Theron, tyrant of Acragas, allied to Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse, over the Carthaginian general Amilcar.
Sicily was the birthplace of rhetoric, through people such as Tisias of Syracuse, Corax and later Gorgias of Leontini and Lysias, whose father Cephalus
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 Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies
Two of the earliest known rhetoricians, Corax and Tisias, residents of the ancient city of Syracuse, were the first to theorize on the practice of persuasion.
While the study of rhetoric and oratory continue to be a central feature of the discipline, researchers have extended the purview to examine other forms of communication, such as interpersonal, group, and organizational communication, argumentation, as well as political and mediated discourse.
The study and practice of communication is a prominent feature of the educational mission at Syracuse University.
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Birds occurring in the Lost River Peatland of northern Minnesota include sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), spruce grouse, and common raven (Corvus corax) in addition to many of the abovementioned species [2].
Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, State University College of Forestry.
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 Background Reading:Chapter 1 CPR
Rhetoric is believed to have originated as far back as the fifth century B.C. with Corax of Syracuse.
Since the law at the time required that citizens speak for themselves in court, rather than have attorneys, Corax wrote a treatise called the "Art of Rhetoric" which helped instruct people in arguing and persuasion.
Another prominent figure in the development of rhetoric is Tisias, a pupil of Corax.
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 Canadian Journal of Communication - Vol. 25, No. 1 (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While there are several general writings that refer to a general understanding of communication to be found in the ancient world, scholars agree that the formal study of communication began with the work of Corax of Syracuse in the fifth century B.C. (Golden, Berquist, and Coleman, 1978; Harper, 1980; McCroskey, 1978).
In 465 B.C., the citizens of Syracuse, on the Island of Sicily, overthrew a cruel dictator who had seized all land and property.
Corax saw that many people were losing their cases because they were not able to communicate effectively in the courtroom setting.
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 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The first written manual is attributed to Corax of Syracuse and his pupil Tisias.
Interdisciplinary scholars of symbol systems, such as Hugh Duncan, Ernst Cassirer, and most notably Kenneth Burke, influenced a new generation of rhetorical scholars who drew from various disciplines to more fully comprehend the phenomenon of human communication in all its aspects.
Corax (5th century BC) -- produced first written manual of rhetoric
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 fUSION Anomaly. Rhetoric
The founder of rhetoric as a science is said to be Corax of Syracuse, who in the 5th century BC composed the first handbook on the art of rhetoric.
With Isocrates, the great teacher of oratory in the 4th century BC, the art of rhetoric was broadened to become a cultural study.
However, the term is still used in a deeper and more constructive sense in the study of human communication.
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 Heidi Cappadona -- Rhetoric, the Ancient Political Alternative to Truth and Logic
It's the art of using language in such a way as to produce a desired impression upon the emotions of the hearer when truth has little or nothing to do with it.
History teaches us that the founder of Rhetoric as an art was Corax of Syracuse in 466 B.C. when a democracy was founded there.
The Encyclopedia Britannica 11th edition tells us, "[S]peakers incapable of showing even the ghost of an argument have sometimes been the most successful in carrying great audiences along with them." When Aristotle was asked how Rhetoric was useful, he replied, "first of all, because truth and justice are naturally stronger than their opposites."
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 iChamber - institute chamber music
The piece invokes one of the earliest descriptions of rhetorical speech as its formal model.
Corax of Syracuse, the founder of the ìartî of rhetoric, divided organized discourse ó here the sections of the composition ó into five parts: proem, narrative, arguments, subsidiary remarks and peroration.
The Proem (or preliminary comments) presents the themes, amplified through two canons, and introduces the extension of the clarinet with electronics.
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 (( prolepsis >>
The record of the letter as a tool of formal report and display goes back to the birth of Rhetoric.
The literary tradition ascribes to Corax of Syracuse the invention, and to Tisias the development and later expansion, of a specific formal pattern that shows a new discursive style.
What at the beginning happened to be an accepted and suitable path of oral transmission for any kind of message, rhetorical or not, began to appear in written documents.
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 Some grammarians, rhetoricians and sophists from the Suda
Charmus of Syracuse used to utter little verses and proverbs for every one of the dishes served at his banquets.
Others say is comes from Corax of Syracuse,[[1]] who was the first to teach rhetoric.
A pupil of the grammarian Hermocrates of Iasus.[[2]] He married the daughter of Euphrates of Syracuse; his sister's son was the younger Callimachus, who wrote on islands in epic verse.
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 iddybud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ed Kinane is a mamber of the Syracuse Peace Council who works with Voices in the Wilderness in Iraq.
'Voices' is a grassroots network based in Chicago that relays the voices of the Iraqi people back to the U.S. Ed returned home to Syracuse in November and was one of many political activists who spoke to a large group of citizens at a townhall meeting in Syracuse last night.
Not one Federal representative chose to attend or send a representative to listen to what Syracuse had to say.
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After the overthrow of a tyrant and the rise of democracy in Sicily there were many law suits as people tried to resolve conflicting claims over property rights.
Corax of Syracuse compiled the first system of rules for organizing and arguing a case before a jury and sold his system.
In the Greek City State of Athens Democracy meant wide-spread demand for public speaking talents.
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"..Jude Nagurney Camwell, who also does a political blog for the Syracuse newspaper, where she's The Rational Liberal, and the nervy intelligence flows from her posts.
I want to share this story with you because the subject directly affects my own family.
Her doctor and the chemo nurses are wonderful, and the room where she'd been having chemotherapy is bright with plenty of sun coming through the many windows that line the room.
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 Books, Listed by Author
* *The Gospel of Corax (Soho Press 1-56947-061-8, Jun ’96, $25.00, 297pp, hc) Associational historical novel in the form of an apocryphal gospel about Jesus’ travels in India and Tibet.
* _The Gospel of Corax (Harcourt Brace/Harvest 0-15-600517-4, Sep ’97, $13.00, 297pp, tp) Reprint (Soho 1996) associational historical novel about Jesus’ travels in India and Tibet, with minor fantasy elements.
Available from Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Ave, Syracuse NY 13244-5160; credit card orders 1-800-365-8929.
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 Feminist Rhetors to the Rescue!
On those rare occasions throughout history when a female rhetorician manages to establish a unique voice for women’s concerns amidst the din of dominant discourse, her male-oriented audience is conditioned to respond with: "It's the same old whine in a brand new babble.”
The discipline of rhetoric is thought to have originated in the 5th century B.C. with Corax of Syracuse, when the Sicilian wrote “The Art of Rhetoric.” There’s no mistaking the manual’s masculine tone when one considers the materialistic motive for the treatise: the fight over male property rights.
The citizen presenting the most persuasive argument “won” the land.
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The systematic study of rhet probably began on the island of Syracuse 467 B.C. Corax taught judicial disputation re property claims
Corax’s systemaic teaching approach quickly spread to Athens and other city-states
These professional speakers and teachers became the SOPHISTS (highly profitable)
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