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Demosthenes the orator

Author: Douglas M MacDowell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the most comprehensive account available of the texts of Demosthenes, Douglas M. MacDowell describes and assesses all of the great orator's speeches, including those for the lawcourts as well as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Named Person: Demosthenes; Demosthenes; Demosthenes.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas M MacDowell
ISBN: 9780199287192 0199287198
OCLC Number: 368046312
Language Note: Text in English with notes in Ancient Greek.
Description: x, 457 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Speeches and texts --
2. Demosthenes' family and personal life --
3. Demosthenes' inheritance --
4. Other families --
5. Apollodoros --
6. Liturgies and the navy --
7. Illegal proposals and unsuitable laws --
8. Young politician --
9. Assault and the rule of law --
10. Trade and industry --
11. Citizenship and disfranchisement --
12. Peace of Philokrates --
13. War and defeat --
14. case of the crown --
15. Style --
16. Letters and the final years.
Responsibility: Douglas M. MacDowell.
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