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By Chris Carey

ISBN-10: 0292712227

ISBN-13: 9780292712225

ISBN-10: 0292712235

ISBN-13: 9780292712232

This is the 3rd quantity within the Oratory of Classical Greece sequence. deliberate for booklet over a number of years, the sequence will current all the surviving speeches from the past due 5th and fourth centuries B.C. in new translations ready by way of classical students who're on the vanguard of the self-discipline. those translations are in particular designed for the desires and pursuits of contemporary undergraduates, Greekless students in different disciplines, and the final public.

Classical oratory is a useful source for the examine of historical Greek lifestyles and tradition. The speeches provide facts on Greek ethical perspectives, social and financial stipulations, political and social ideology, and different elements of Athenian tradition which have been principally missed: ladies and family members existence, slavery, and faith, to call only a few.

This quantity comprises the 3 surviving speeches of Aeschines (390-? B.C.). His speeches all revolve round political advancements in Athens through the moment half the fourth century B.C. and replicate the inner political rivalries in an Athens overshadowed by way of the becoming strength of Macedonia within the north. the 1st speech was once introduced whilst Aeschines effectively prosecuted Timarchus, a political opponent, for having allegedly prostituted himself as a tender guy. the opposite speeches have been introduced within the context of Aeschines' long-running political feud with Demosthenes. As a gaggle, the speeches supply vital info on Athenian legislations and politics, Demosthenes and his profession, sexuality and social historical past, and the old contention among Athens and Macedonia.

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