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Demosthenes : statesman and orator

Author: Ian Worthington
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demosthenes is still quoted in speeches by modern politicians, and is often viewed as the supreme example of the patriot. This book examines why his speeches came to be regarded so highly and asks whether his reputation is justified.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Demosthenes.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 00031056
(OCoLC)43903586
Named Person: Demosthenes; Demosthenes
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Worthington
ISBN: 0203256093 9780203256091 0203187695 9780203187692 9780415204569 0415204569 9780415204576 0415204577
OCLC Number: 50286223
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 289 p.)
Contents: Demosthenes, then and now / Ian Worthington --
Road to prominence / E. Badian --
Demosthenes and Philip II / T.T.B. Ryder --
Demosthenes' (in)activity during the reign of Alexander the Great / Ian Worthington --
Demosthenes and Aeschines / John Buckler --
Demosthenes and the social historian / Mark Golden --
Demosthenes as advocate : the private speeches / David C. Mirhady --
Public speeches of Demosthenes / R.D. Milns --
Philosophers, politics, academics : Demosthenes' rhetorical reputation in antiquity / Craig Cooper --
Demosthenes in the underworld : a chapter in the Nachleben of a rhētōr / Phillip Harding.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Worthington.

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Demosthenes is still quoted in speeches by modern politicians, and is often viewed as the supreme example of the patriot. This book examines why his speeches came to be regarded so highly and asks whether his reputation is justified.

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