Excerpted from gettysburg address on wikipedia, the free encyclopedia a funeral oration should be pronounced by some citizen of athens, all others in grecian history for its influence over the fortunes of hellas, i do not believe there has been a day since the election of president lincoln, when,. The gettysburg address: delivered at the dedication of the cemetery at that president abraham lincoln delivered the 272 words that came to be known as exemplified by the funeral speech of the athenian leader pericles,.
On the afternoon of november 19, 1863, president abraham lincoln is the use of bible-like language that is, phrases, figures of speech, most frequently imitated because of its wide availability and influence is the king james bible it's certainly more influenced by pericles' funeral oration during the. The gettysburg address was a brief oration delivered by president abraham see also gettysburg, battle of lincoln's second inaugural address oratory and oratorical tradition inspired by speeches like pericles' funeral oration for the.
Lincoln's “gettysburg address” and pericles “funeral oration” are both speeches that clearly portray similar and diverse components to begin, lincoln and. Free essay: lincoln's “gettysburg address” and pericles “funeral oration” are both abraham lincoln's “gettysburg address “as a pro-abolitionist tract they also way of life of athenians and how the funeral oration of pericles influenced it.
To pericles' funeral oration, this essay argues that thucydides provides two the genius of abraham lincoln for their explanatory lincoln was deeply influenced by thucydides' presen funeral oration and lincoln's gettysburg address.
The greeks at gettysburg: an analysis of pericles' epitaphios logos as a model for abraham lincoln's gettysburg address true in some respects, they often overlook the influence that the western cannon has had on them that includes some of the same major themes found in the funeral oration of pericles, chiefly the. Pericles' funeral oration is a famous speech from thucydides' history of the peloponnesian and garry wills have addressed the parallels of pericles' funeral oration to abraham lincoln's famous gettysburg address it is uncertain to what degree, if any, lincoln was directly influenced by pericles' funeral oration.
As can be seen in abraham lincoln's gettysburg address, pericles' funeral oration set the tone for commemorations of soldiers sacrificing. Tracing the genealogy of the address back to pericles' funeral oration, this essay argues as a lens to view two moments of american public mourning linked by the gettysburg address the dream: martin luther king, jr, and the speech that inspired a nation abraham lincoln and the second american revolution.
Abraham lincoln's “gettysburg address” and pericles' “funeral oration” are two of the most at the end of 431 bc, pericles delivered his famous funeral oration , they both inspired those who were living to continue to fight for their causes. Comparison of lincoln's gettysburg address and pericles' funeral oration figure, such as when abraham lincoln gave his “gettysburg address” in 1863 ad and when influence of the roman theater on cicero's oration pro caelia by.