Download e-book for kindle: Demosthenes: Statesman and Orator by Ian Worthington

By Ian Worthington

Demosthenes is frequently adjudged the statesman par excellence, and his oratory as the various best to outlive from classical occasions. modern politicians nonetheless quote him of their speeches and for a few he's the splendid instance of a patriot. This landmark examine of this impressive guy and his lengthy occupation, the 1st to target him for greater than eighty years, seems to be on the historical past at the back of this recognition and asks if it is really deserved.

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