Welcome to the Research Guide for COM101, Fundamentals of Public Speaking. Please use this guide to find resources for your speech presentations. Please contact any BCC Librarian if you have any questions.
According to the Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students, During these periods, political leaders used to convince their fellow citizens of the wisdom and appeal of their policies. became the principal reason for the study of rhetoric, which remained central to the educational system of the Greeks and Romans for centuries., or the art of public speaking, played a major role in political and public life in the ancient world. This was especially true in the city-state of Athens during the 400s and 300s B.C. and in the Roman Republic.
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