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Demosthenes: On the Crown - Demosthenes, and Yunis, Harvey (Editor)
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Demosthenes' speech On the Crown is one of the finest artistic achievements of Greek prose. Delivered in an Athenian court in 330 BCE, and circulated in written form soon afterwards, the speech made an immediate impression on contemporary Greeks and for centuries served the writers and speakers of antiquity as the primary model of forceful argument and vigorous style. In this volume Harvey Yunis presents a new edition of the speech. The book contains an introductory essay outlining the historical situation that gave rise to ...

Demosthenes: On the Crown 2001, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521629300

Trade paperback

Demosthenes on the crown (De corona) 1993, Aris & Phillips, Warminster

ISBN-13: 9780856685347