Lysias (c. 458 c. 380 BCE) took the side of democracy against the Thirty Tyrants in 404 BCE. Of a much larger number about thirty complete speeches by him survive. Fluent, simple, and graceful in style yet vivid in description, they suggest a passionate partisan who was also a gentle, humorous man.

Lysias 1930, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674992696