Demosthenes the Orator by Douglas M. MacDowell

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In the most comprehensive account available of the texts of Demosthenes, Douglas M. MacDowell describes and assesses all of the great orator's speeches, including those for the lawcourts as well as the addresses to the Ekklesia. Besides the genuine speeches, MacDowell also covers those which have probably wrongly been ascribed to Demosthenes, such as the ones written for delivery by Apollodorus; and he considers too the Epistles, the Prooemia, and
the puzzling Erotic Speech.
 

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Published December 3, 2009 by OUP Oxford. 486 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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