Dr Frédérique Woerther

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Dr Frédérique Woerther
PhD, Classical Philology, 2003
Position/Fellowship type:
SAS Visiting Fellow, 2013/14
Fellowship term:
01-Jun-2014 to 30-Jun-2014
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Home institution:
French National Centre for Scientific Research
Related institutes:
Institute of Classical Studies
Warburg Institute
UPR 76 – CNRS 7, rue Guy Môquet BP n°8 94801 VILLEJUIF FRANCE
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Ancient History, Classics, Culture
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Ancient Greek rhetorical theories (Classical and Hellenistic Periods); Arabic Commentaries on Aristotle's Rhetoric and Ethics.

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

During the Fellowship, she will give a series of public lectures on the latest developments in the history of Greek rhetoric called ‘Reconstructing Hellenistic rhetoric: the example of Apollodorus of Pergamum and Theodorus of Gadara’. They will be held at the universities of Warwick (6 June), Leeds (11 June) and Oxford (13 June). In addition, she will take part in the Warburg’s Work in Progress seminar series with a talk on ‘Averroes' Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics’ on 25 June.

Read Dr Woerther’s fellowship report

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
Apollodore de Pergame, Théodore de Gadara, Fragments et témoignages: edition, translation, commentary (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2013).

Edited Book

Hermagoras, Fragments et Témoignages: edition, translation and commentary (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2012).

Edited Book

L’Ethos aristotélicien. Genèse d’une notion rhétorique (Paris: Vrin, Textes et Traditions, 2007)

Edited Book

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
25-Jun-2014 Averroes' Middle Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics

This lecture, in the Director's Work in Progress seminar series, will take place in the Warburg Institute, SAS.

06-Jun-2014 Reconstructing Hellenistic Rhetoric : challenges and perspectives. The example of the edition of the Fragments and Testimonies of Apollodorus of Pergamum and Theodorus of Gadara. "

The lecture took place in Warwick University.

Averroes’ Interpretation of rhetorical delivery in his Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Rhetoric

This lecture was given as follows: Cambridge University, Trinity College: 9 June Leeds University: 11 June Oxford University, Corpus Christi College: 13 June

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