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Author: Demosthenes.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1926-1949.
Series: Loeb classical library, 238, 155, 299, 318, 346, 351, 374.; Loeb classical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demosthenes (384-322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a champion of Athenian greatness and Greek resistance to Philip of Macedon. His steadfastness, pungent argument, and severe control of language gained him early reputation as the best of Greek orators, and his works provide vivid pictures of contemporary life.
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Demosthenes.
Demosthenes.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1926-1949
(OCoLC)646944025
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Demosthenes.
ISBN: 0674992636 9780674992634 0674991710 9780674991712 0674993306 9780674993303 0674993519 9780674993518 0674993810 9780674993815 0674993861 9780674993860 0674994124 9780674994126
OCLC Number: 10548749
Language Note: Parallel Greek and English text.
Notes: Imprint varies.
Vols. 1 and 3 translated by J.H. Vince; v. 2 by C.A. Vince and J.H. Vince; v. 4-6 by A.T. Murray; v. 7 by N.W. DeWitt and N.J. DeWitt.
Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 7 volumes : portrait ; 17 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Olynthiacs. Philippics. Minor public speeches. Speech against Leptines.--v. 2. De Corona. De falsa legatione.--v. 3. Against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton.--v. 4-6. Private orations.--v. 7. Funeral speech. Erotic essay, Exordia, and Letters.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 238, 155, 299, 318, 346, 351, 374.; Loeb classical library.
Responsibility: with an English translation by J.H. Vince.

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