Demosthenes Against Midias

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The University Press, 1906 - Oratory, Ancient - 188 pages
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Page 46 - Plurimum tamen adfert atrocitatis modus, si graviter, si contumeliose : ut Demosthenes ex parte percussi corporis, ex vultu ferientis, ex habitu invidiam Midiae 18 quaerit.
Page 66 - ¿ircßouXcwrc is the one of his schemes which was designed to convict Dem. of murder : this would have brought the alternative of death or perpetual exile, with loss of the right of burial in Attica. It would also have brought total confiscation of property. This cannot include the -графу XIITOTO|ÍOI» (§ 103), though conviction here was followed by iÍTi/iia (xv.
Page 133 - He left an estate of about fifteen talents2, to be managed during the son's minority by Aphobus and two other guardians. Under their dishonest management during their ward's minority, the estate had nearly vanished when he attained his majority in 366 BC The young Demosthenes immediately began legal proceedings against his guardians, from each of whom he claimed ten talents (to cover principal and income) ; but he brought to trial only his suit against Aphobus. He was aided in these proceedings by...

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