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in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Second edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780198706779
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191778483

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of the deme (local district; see democracy, athenian) of Rhamnus (c.480–411 bc), the first Attic orator whose works were preserved. From a prominent family, he participated in the intellectual movement inspired by the ...

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Subjects: Classical History

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