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Minor Attic orators.

Author: K J Maidment; J O Burtt
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1941-1954.
Series: Loeb classical library, v. 308, 395.
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V.I. ANTIPHON of Athens, born in 480 B.C., spent his prime in the great period of Athens but, disliking democracy was himself an ardent oligarch who with others set up a violent short-lived oligarchy in 411. The restored democracy executed him for treason. He had been a writer of speeches for other people involved in litigation. Of the fifteen surviving works three concern real murder-cases, the others being

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Minor Attic orators.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1941-1954
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K J Maidment; J O Burtt
ISBN: 0674993403 9780674993402 0674994345 9780674994348 0434993085 9780434993086 0434993956 9780434993956
OCLC Number: 5331826
Language Note: Greek and English translation on facing pages.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm.
Contents: 1. Antiphon. Andocides / with an English translation by K.J. Maidment --
2. Lycurgus. Dinarchus. Demades. Hyperides / with an English translation by J.O. Burtt.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, v. 308, 395.


Antiphon of Athens, born c. 480 BCE, disliked democracy and was an ardent oligarch. Of his fifteen extant works three concern real murder cases. The others are academic exercises. Andocides of  Read more...


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