Demosthenes of Athens and the fall of classical Greece

Regarded as ancient Greece's greatest orator, Demosthenes lived through and helped shape one of the most eventful epochs in antiquity. This biography's chronological arrangement brings Demosthenes vividly to life, discussing his troubled childhood and youth, the obstacles he faced in his p...

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Main Author: Worthington, Ian
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Regarded as ancient Greece's greatest orator, Demosthenes lived through and helped shape one of the most eventful epochs in antiquity. This biography's chronological arrangement brings Demosthenes vividly to life, discussing his troubled childhood and youth, the obstacles he faced in his public career, his fierce rivalries with other Athenian politicians, his successes and failures, and even his posthumous influence as a politician and orator
Physical Description:1 online resource ill., maps
ISBN:9780199980628