Demosthenes, Speeches 20-22

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University of Texas Press, Sep 1, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 211 pages
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Demosthenes is regarded as the greatest orator of classical antiquity. This volume contains three important speeches from the earliest years of his political career. They offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, law and legal procedure, and other aspects of Athenian culture.
 

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Contents

Series Introduction
xiii
The Orators
xvi
The Works of the Orators
xix
Government and Law in Classical Athens
xxi
The Translation of Greek Oratory
xxviii
Abbreviations
xxix
Bibliography of Works Cited
xxx
Introduction to Demosthenes
1
Style
4
Significance
5
Introduction to This Volume
6
Against Leptines
15
Against Meidias
75
Against Androtion
167
Bibliography
197
Index
207

Works
3

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