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The End of Greek Freedom

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/9780199931958.003.0010
The End of Greek Freedom

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This chapter discusses the Fourth Sacred War as a means to allow Philip reenter Greece with an army, the second war between him and Athens, Demosthenes' alliance with Thebes, culminating in Philip's defeat of the Greeks at Chaeronea in 338 and imposition of Macedonian hegemony.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; Fourth Sacred war; Thebes; Battle of Chaeronea; end of Greek autonomy

Chapter.  6693 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical Literature

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