Into the Public Eye

Ian Worthington

in Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199931958
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980628 | DOI:
Into the Public Eye

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This chapter discusses Demosthenes' first public speeches (in the courts) and his move from the law courts to the political arena of the Assembly, then returns to Philip's activities and the outbreak of the Third Sacred War.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Androtion; Leptines; On the Symmories; Persia; Eubulus; Philip II; Third Sacred War

Chapter.  11061 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical Literature

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