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An Uneasy Peace

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/9780199931958.003.0007
An Uneasy Peace

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This chapter discusses the events and negotiations between Philip and Athens that led to the Peace of Philocrates and the end of the war between the two, as well as the trial of Meidias and Demosthenes' speech against him, the end of the Third Sacred War, and the punishment of Phocis.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; Peace of Philocrates; Meidias; Aeschines; Third Sacred War

Chapter.  11005 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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