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Coimbra University Press

Priscilla Gontijo Leite

PhD in Ancient World, Universidade de Coimbra with the thesis “Ethics and forensic rhetoric: asebeia and hybris in the characterizing of the opponents in Demosthenes”, that being passed with Distinction and Honors unanimously. Master in History at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais with the dissertation "Against Midias: the use of impiety by Demosthenes." Graduated in History at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Participated in projects for the promotion of Hellenic culture, such as "Prometeu Liberto" and "Trupersa, trupe de tradução em teatro antigo." Tutor of the specialization in classical studies promoted by the Universidade de Brasília. Has published articles in several Brazilian journals and participated in conferences in Brazil and abroad. The main research interests are: Greek religion, rhetoric in Demosthenes, judiciary system and the conception of citizenship in Athens.

Books published in Coimbra University Press:

Ética e retórica forense: asebeia e hybris na caracterização dos adversários em Demóstenes ("Ethics and forensic rhetoric: asebeia and hybris in the characterizing of the opponents in Demosthenes")