Aeschines (The Oratory of Classical Greece Series)

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292712232
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • 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)

Meet the Author

Chris Carey is Professor of Classics at Royal Holloway, University of London.
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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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