Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19

Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292705777
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 05/01/2005
Series: The Oratory of Classical Greece Series , #9
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 6.54(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

HARVEY YUNIS is Professor of Classics at Rice University.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Prefacevii
Translator's Acknowledgmentsix
Map of Greece, Macedon, and the Aegeanx
Series Introductionxi
Oratory in Classical Athensxi
The Oratorsxiv
The Works of the Oratorsxvii
Government and Law in Classical Athensxix
The Translation of Greek Oratoryxxvi
Note on Currencyxxvii
Bibliography of Works Citedxxviii
Introduction to Demosthenes3
Introduction to This Volume9
The Predicament of Demosthenes' Generation and the Speeches against Aeschines9
The Hallmarks of Demosthenes' Career and Legacy13
Discovering Demosthenes' Art16
Note on the Text18
18On the Crown23
19On the Dishonest Embassy114
Appendix 1The Spurious Documents from Demosthenes 18: On the Crown217
Appendix 2Timeline228
Bibliography for This Volume231

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