Chapter

“Speeches Like Soldiers”

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/9780199931958.003.0009
“Speeches Like Soldiers”

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This chapter discusses Philip's military actions and the declining relations between him and Athens, together with Demosthenes' next political speeches urging the people to make war on the king, and then the outbreak of a fresh war between Athens and Philip in 340.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; On the Chersonese; Philippic 3; Philippic 4; To Philip’s Letter

Chapter.  11037 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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