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Demosthenes: Statesman and Orator

Ian Worthington, Professor of History and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Classical Studies Ian Worthington - History - 2002 - 304 pages
Demosthenes is often adjudged the statesman par excellence, and his oratory as some of the finest to survive from classical times. Contemporary politicians still quote him in ...
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Apollodoros, the Son of Pasion

Jeremy Trevett - Science - 1992 - 209 pages
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The Way to Chaeronea: Foreign Policy, Decision Making and Political ...

Hugo Montgomery - History - 1983 - 120 pages
This book is a study of the relations between Athens and Macedonia during some dramatic years in the 4th century B.C. Montgomery analyzes the speeches of the great orator ...
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Trials from Classical Athens

Christopher Carey - History - 2012 - 304 pages
The ancient Athenian legal system is both excitingly familiar and disturbingly alien to the modern reader. It functions within a democracy which shares many of our core values ...
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Trying Neaira: The True Story of a Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece

Debra Hamel - History - 2005 - 200 pages
Apollodorus and Stephanos of Athens had faced each other in court on a number of occasions, but their running feud was brought to a head in the late 340s when Stephanos' lover ...
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Democracy and Participation in Athens

R. K. Sinclair - History - 1991 - 253 pages
This book is concerned with the public aspects of the life of Athenian citizens in the period from c. 450 to 322 BC. Its central purpose is a critical assessment of the ...
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The Shape of Athenian Law

S. C. Todd - Law - 1993 - 433 pages
Unlike its predecessors, this systematic survey of the law of Athens is based on explicit discussion of how the subject might be studied, incorporating topics like the ...
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Commentary on Demosthenes Against Leptines: With Introduction, Text, and ...

History - 2012 - 489 pages
Against Leptines is one of the most important speeches delivered by the famous Athenian orator Demosthenes, in which he argues against the abolishment of all honorific ...
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Disputes and Democracy: The Consequences of Litigation in Ancient Athens

Steven Johnstone - History - 2010 - 223 pages
Athenians performed democracy daily in their law courts. Without lawyers or judges, private citizens, acting as accusers and defendants, argued their own cases directly to ...
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