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On the False Embassy (Or. 19)

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the first trial between Demosthenes and Aeschines, the former depicts his rival as a traitor who by accepting Philip of Macedon's bribes and acting against the interest of the Aeschines has ... More


Introduction

Stephen Clarke (ed.)

in Greek Orators VII: Demosthenes 8: On the Chersonese

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781789622447
eISBN:
9781800852624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622447.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The introduction explains the historical background in detail, elucidating the political and military situation, in order to understand the background to the speech. It goes on to cover Demosthenes’ ... More


Rome, the Fall of Macedon and the Sack of Corinth

Peter Derow, Andrew Erskine, and Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Rome, Polybius, and the East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640904
eISBN:
9780191804670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640904.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the nature of the Roman settlement of Greece in 167 BC which abolished the kingdom of Macedonia by focusing on the defeat of Antiochus and the Peace of Apamea (188). It first ... More


Greek Orators VII: Demosthenes 8: On the Chersonese

Stephen Clarke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781789622447
eISBN:
9781800852624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622447.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Demosthenes’ oration On the Chersonese is a masterpiece of rhetorical brilliance and contains some of the best examples of his skill as a political orator, coming as one of his final surviving ... More


Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

George Cawkwell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapters in this book reflect a half-century of outstanding scholarship on the ancient world. The chapters range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical ... More


The speech On the Crown (Dem. 18)

Mirko Canevaro

in The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668908
eISBN:
9780191755491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668908.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides a new analysis of the state documents (laws, decrees, registers) found in Demosthenes’ On the Crown. It discusses the relevant sources in detail, reconstructing the contents of ... More


Foreign and Domestic Plotters

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on allegations of foreign and domestic plotting in ancient Athens. It explains that the accusation of being an agent of a foreign power seems to have been commonplace among ... More


International Conspiracies

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the rhetoric of international conspiracies in ancient Athens. It highlights Demosthenes' portrayal of Philip of Macedon as constantly interfering in Greek affairs and another ... More


Arms and virtú

Erica Benner

in Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653638
eISBN:
9780191769405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653638.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter continues to make Machiavelli’s case for a citizen militia as the foundation of any strong state’s defences. He now argues that while auxiliary troops furnished by foreign powers may ... More


Plutarch’s Chaeronea

Ewen Bowie

in Plutarch's Cities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192859914
eISBN:
9780191953224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192859914.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 looks at (a) Plutarch’s involvement in local politics and his posthumous reception as the most eminent citizen of Chaeronea of all times; (b) Plutarch’s reconstruction of the political and ... More


Athenian Naval Power in the Fourth Century

George Cawkwell

in Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that, within the unavoidable limits of the Athenian city-state, the navy was as good as it could be; and the charge that it was the naval system that in a large measure led to ... More


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