Chapter

Swaying the Assembly

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/9780199931958.003.0006
Swaying the Assembly

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This chapter features more of Demosthenes' political speeches, his growing success in the Assembly, and Philip's invasion of the Chalcidice. It also deals with the clash between Demosthenes and Meidias, the rise to political power of Aeschines, and the death throes of the Third Sacred War.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; Chalcidice; On Organization; Olynthiacs; Aeschines; Meidias; Third Sacred War

Chapter.  10357 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical Literature

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