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By Edward M. Harris

This is the 12th quantity within the Oratory of Classical Greece. This sequence offers the entire surviving speeches from the overdue 5th and fourth centuries BC in new translations ready by way of classical students who're on the vanguard of the self-discipline. those translations are specially designed for the desires and pursuits of cutting-edge undergraduates, Greekless students in different disciplines, and the final public.

Classical oratory is a useful source for the examine of historic Greek existence and tradition. The speeches supply facts on Greek ethical perspectives, social and monetary stipulations, political and social ideology, legislation and felony technique, and different points of Athenian tradition that experience lately been attracting specific curiosity: ladies and relations existence, slavery, and faith, to call only a few.

Demosthenes is considered the best orator of classical antiquity. This quantity includes 3 vital speeches from the earliest years of his political profession: Against Leptines, a prosecution introduced opposed to a legislation repealing all exemptions from liturgies; Against Meidias, a prosecution for irritated insult (hybris) introduced opposed to an influential flesh presser; and Against Androtion, an indictment of a decree of honors for the Council of Athens. Edward M. Harris offers modern English translations of those speeches, of which (Leptines and Androtion) haven't been translated into English in over sixty years, in addition to introductions and broad notes that take account of contemporary advancements in Classical scholarship.

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