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The Encomium of Helen is believed to were the demonstration piece of the traditional Greek sophist, Presocratic thinker and rhetorician, Gorgias. during this version Malcolm MacDowell presents an invaluable advent, the Greek textual content, his personal English translation, and commentary.

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