Chapter

The Aspiring Politician

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.003.0005
The Aspiring Politician

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This chapter discusses Demosthenes' first political speeches in the Assembly as well as Philip in Greece and Thrace down to 351, and the genesis of Demosthenes' anti-Macedonian policy.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; Thrace; On behalf of the Megalopolitans; Against Timocrates; Against Aristocrates; Philippic 1; On behalf of the Rhodians

Chapter.  12722 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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