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Works : v. 6 - Demosthenes

Works

v. 6

By: Demosthenes, A.T. Murray (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674993860
Number Of Pages: 464

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Demosthenes (384-322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to supremacy. We possess by him political speeches and law-court speeches composed for parties in private cases and political cases. His early reputation as the best of Greek orators rests on his steadfastness of purpose, his sincerity, his clear and pungent argument, and his severe control of language. In his law cases he is the advocate, in his political speeches a castigator not of his opponents but of their politics. Demosthenes gives us vivid pictures of public and private life of his time.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Demosthenes is in seven volumes.

Bibliography
Order Of The Orations According To Blass's Text
Table Of Athenian Money Apollodorus Against
Polycles For Expenses Incurred While Serving As Trierarch Beyond
The Appointed Time
Introduction Text and Translation On
The Trierarchic Crown, By An Unknown Pleader
Introduction Text and Translation
Apollodorus Against Callippus
Introduction Text and Translation
Apollodorus Against Nicostratus in the Matter of Information
Filed Concerning Slaves of Arethusius
Introduction Text and Translation
Ariston Against Conon, an Action Fop Assault
Introduction Text and Translation
The Son of Teisias Against Callicles, Regarding
Damage To a Piece of Property
Introduction Text and Translation
Dareius Against Dionysodorus In The Matter Of A Loan
Introduction Text and Translation
Euxitheus Against Eubulides, An Appeal
Introduction Text and Translation
Epichares Against Theocrines, A Criminal Information
Introduction Text and Translation
Theomnestus and Apollodorus Against Neaera
Introduction Text and Translation
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ISBN: 9780674993860
ISBN-10: 0674993861
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 6
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 11.43  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.33

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