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Demosthenes : the origin and growth of his policy

Author: Werner Jaeger
Publisher: New York : Octagon Books, 1963, ©1938.
Series: Sather classical lectures, v. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Demosthenes (English pronunciation: /dms.?ni?z/, Greek: ??????????, Dēmosthénēs [d?mostén?s]; 384?322 BC) was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC."--Wikipedia.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jaeger, Werner Wilhelm, 1888-1961.
Demosthenes.
New York, Octagon Books, 1963 [©1938]
(OCoLC)603879659
Named Person: Demosthenes.; Demosthenes.; Demosthenes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Jaeger
ISBN: 0374941424 9780374941420
OCLC Number: 407250
Language Note: "The translation of this book from the German manuscript has been made by Edward Schouten Robinson.".
Notes: "The translation of this book from the German manuscript has been made by Edward Schouten Robinson."
Includes index.
Description: x, 273 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The political recovery of Athens --
Demosthene's youth and his legal career --
The turn to politics --
The first three speeches on foreign policy --
The North-Grecian problem and the First Philippc --
The struggle for Olynthus --
War or Peace? --
The end.
Series Title: Sather classical lectures, v. 13.
Responsibility: by Werner Jaeger.

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"Demosthenes (English pronunciation: /dms.?ni?z/, Greek: ??????????, Dēmosthénēs [d?mostén?s]; 384?322 BC) was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC."--Wikipedia.

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