Aeschines (The Oratory of Classical Greece Series)

Aeschines (The Oratory of Classical Greece Series)

by Chris Carey, Aeschines
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292712235

ISBN-13: 9780292712232

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: University of Texas Press

A translation of Aeschines' three surviving speeches, Against Timarchus , On the Embassy and Against Ctesiphon , which all reflect the political turmoil of Athens during the late 4th century BC. The introduction presents the political, social and legal background, the Greek oratory tradition, the Macedonia threat and the intense rivalry between Aeschines and

Overview

A translation of Aeschines' three surviving speeches, Against Timarchus , On the Embassy and Against Ctesiphon , which all reflect the political turmoil of Athens during the late 4th century BC. The introduction presents the political, social and legal background, the Greek oratory tradition, the Macedonia threat and the intense rivalry between Aeschines and Demosthenes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292712232
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Oratory of Classical Greece Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface (Michael Gagarin)
Translator's Preface (Chris Carey)
Series Introduction (Michael Gagarin)
Oratory in Classical Athens
The Orators
The Works of the Orators
Government and Law in Classical Athens
The Translation of Greek Oratory Abbreviations
Note on Currency
Bibliography of Works Cited

AESCHINES (Chris Carey)

Introduction: The Life and Times of Aeschines
The Times
Aeschines' Life
Note on the Text
Further Reading

1. Against Timarchus
2. On the Embassy
3. Against Ctesiphon
Index

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