Orations, Volume III: Orations 21-26: Against Meidias. Against Androtion. Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 and 2 (Loeb Classical Library)

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Demosthenes (384—322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to supremacy. We possess by him political speeches and law-court speeches composed for parties in private cases and political cases. His early reputation as the best of Greek orators rests on his steadfastness of purpose, his sincerity, his clear and pungent argument, and his severe control of ...

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Overview

Demosthenes (384—322 BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to supremacy. We possess by him political speeches and law-court speeches composed for parties in private cases and political cases. His early reputation as the best of Greek orators rests on his steadfastness of purpose, his sincerity, his clear and pungent argument, and his severe control of language. In his law cases he is the advocate, in his political speeches a castigator not of his opponents but of their politics. Demosthenes gives us vivid pictures of public and private life of his time.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Demosthenes is in seven volumes.

Volume 7 includes the following titles: Funeral Speech (LX), Erotic Essay (LXI), Exordia, Letters and the General Index.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674993303
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1935
  • Language: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Series: Loeb Classical Library Series , #299
  • Edition description: 5th printing/1st pub.1935/index
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 4.56 (w) x 6.68 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Order Of The Orations

XXI. Against Meidias

Introduction

Text And Translation

XXII. Against Androtion
Introduction

Text And Translation

XXIII. Against Aristocrates

Introduction

Text And Translation

XXIV. Against Timocrates

Introduction

Text And Translation

XXV, XXVI. Against Aristogeiton

Introduction

Text And Translation:

I.

II.

Index

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