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Demosthenes against Meidias

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Demosthenes against Meidias

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementwith critical and explanatory notes and an appendix by William Watson Goodwin.
ContributionsGoodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16444532M


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Demosthenes ( BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to : Hardcover.

About Demosthenes: Against Meidias. Demosthenes was punched in the face by Meidias in the theatre at Athens in BC. His prosecution - a masterpiece of Greek oratorical prose - is one of the most intriguing forensic speeches to survive.

It not only details Demosthenes' personal feud with Meidias but, in passing. Speech against Meidias. With introd. and notes by John R. King [Demosthenes, Demosthenes, King, John Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Speech against Meidias. With introd. and notes by John R. KingAuthor: Demosthenes Demosthenes, John Richard King.

Demosthenes was punched in the face by Meidias in the theatre at Athens in BC. His prosecution - a masterpiece of Greek oratorical prose - is one of the most intriguing forensic speeches to survive. It not only details Demosthenes' personal feud with Meidias 4/5(2).

The object of Thrasylochus was to obtain control of the estate of Demosthenes, in which case he would of course drop the action against Aphobus. Demosthenes thought it safer under the circumstances to accept the trierarchy, which cost him 30 minae.

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That is how the passage was understood by Plu-tarch, who did not question the veracity of the charge, although he argued that Demosthenes agreed to the settlement out of fear of Meidias' wealth and influence, not from greed or a desire for vengeance (Dem.

12). Full text of "Demosthenes against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton; with an English translation by J.H.

Vince" Skip to main content This banner text can have markup. This chapter shows that the documents containing the texts of laws inserted into Demosthenes' speech Against Meidias are all forgeries and do not contain reliable.

Against Meidias (Greek: Polytonic| Κατὰ Μειδίου) is one of the most famous judicial orations of the prominent Athenian statesman and orator Demosthenes. Historical Background Meidias, a wealthy Athenian, publicly slapped Demosthenes, who was at the time a choregos at the Greater Dionysia. Against Meidias.

Demosthenes was choregus at the Great Dionysia of the year – a One of the days was devoted to the competition of lyric choruses. The tribe Pandionis, to which his deme of Paeonia belonged, had neglected to appoint a choregus for this service, and Demosthenes. Against Onetor 1. The brutality and insolence with which Meidias treats everyone alike are, I suppose, as well known to you, gentlemen of the jury, as to all other citizens.

For myself, I have simply taken the course which anyone of you would have adopted, had he been the victim of a similar outrage. Demosthenes: The oration of Demosthenes against Meidias / (Cambridge: E.

Johnson, ), also by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Demosthenes: The oration of Demosthenes against the law of the Leptines.

With English notes. Demosthenes delivered his speech Against Meidias at a trial on a charge of outrage (hybris) in early By this time, Demosthenes had given many speeches in the Assembly, performed many liturgies, and become a member of the Council. Despite his efforts, he was still struggling to acquire a.

Orations, Vol 3: Orations /Against Meidias/Against Androtion/Against Aristocrates/Against Timocrates/Against Aristogeiton by Demosthenes, J.H. Vince (Translator). Buy Demosthenes: Against Meidias (Classic Commentaries on Latin & Greek Texts S.) New edition by Demosthenes. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). In BC, Demosthenes delivered his first political oration, On the Navy, in which he espoused moderation and proposed the reform of the symmoriai (boards) as a source of funding for the Athenian fleet.

In BC, he delivered For the Megalopolitans and, in BC, On the Liberty of the : BC, Athens. Demosthenes ( BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who also became a champion of Athenian greatness and Greek resistance to Philip of Macedon.

Genre/Form: Early works Translations Translations into English Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Demosthenes. Demosthenes against Meidias.

After Philip's death, Demosthenes played a leading part in his city's uprising against the new King of Macedon, Alexander the Great. However, his efforts failed and the revolt was met with a harsh Macedonian reaction. To prevent a similar revolt against his own rule, Alexander's successor, Antipater, Born: BC, Athens.

This chapter discusses the documents which purport to report laws in Demosthenes’ Against Meidias (21). It argues that both the contents and the language of these document point toward the hypothesis that these are all later forgeries, like the witness statements inserted in the same speech.

The analyses offer insights into the procedure of probole for offences against the festival of the. Against Meidias. fostered by his wealth, affects many of us ordinary folk. You ought not to show respect and admiration for such things on every occasion, nor judge a man’s public spirit by such tests as these—whether he builds himself a splendid house or keeps many maid-servants or handsome furniture, but whether his splendour and public spirit are displayed in those things in which the.

Orations Against Meidias. Against Androtion. Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 a (Loeb Classical Library #) By Demosthenes, J.

Vince (Translator) Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: January 1, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Oration of Demosthenes Against Meidias Edited for Use in Schools and Colleges, with Introductio by Demosthenes (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Free shipping for many products. The many facets of hybris in Demosthenes' Against Meidias. Galen O. Rowe. American Journal of Philology (3) () Abstract This article has no associated abstract.

(fix it) Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Similar books and articles. Against Meidias. Carey. Demosthenes, Against Midias ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All speech: Against Meidias Against Androtion Against Aristocrates Against Timocrates Against Aristogeiton 1 Against Aristogeiton 2 Against Aphobus 1 Against Aphobus 2 Against Demosthenes with an English translation by A.

Murray, Ph.D., LL.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard. Thanks to Demosthenes' eloquence, posterity has accepted his view of Meidias; but despite all his oratorical skill Demosthenes cannot conceal another image of Meidias.

Demosthenes, Speeches Book Description: This is the twelfth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline.

Against Meidias, a prosecution for. Demosthenes (dĬmŏs´thənēz), ?– BC, Greek orator, generally considered the greatest of the Greek was a pupil of Isaeus, and—although the story of his putting pebbles in his mouth to improve his voice is only a legend—he seems to have been forced to.

Demosthenes, Speeches In this Book. a few. Demosthenes is regarded as the greatest orator of classical antiquity. This volume contains three important speeches from the earliest years of his political career: Against Leptines, a prosecution brought against a law repealing all exemptions from liturgies; Against Meidias, a prosecution Cited by: 3.

D.M. MacDowell, Demosthenes: Against Meidias (Oration 21). Oxford: Clarendon Press, ISBN "D. MAcDOWELL, Demosthenes, Against Meidias (Oration 21). Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Oxford, Clarendon Press, XVI, p. Aeschines alleged against Ctesiphon (1) that it was illegal to propose to crown any one who had not passed his examination before the Board of Auditors at the end of his term of office; and that Demosthenes, who had been Commissioner of Fortifications and Controller of the Festival Fund, was still in this position: (2) that it was illegal to.

4. The clearest instance of this equation is in §18 –. ‘And as far as concerns the incidents at the meeting of the dēmos or before the judges in the theatre, you are all my witnesses, dikasts.’ (All translations of Dem. 21 are adapted from MacDowell, D. M., Demosthenes: Against Meidias (Oration 21) ().) According to a passage late in the speech – §§–4 – Meidias Cited by: Demosthenes Against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton; With an English Translation by J.H.

Vince Vince, James Herbert, Demosthenes, Demosthenes Published by. Looking for books by Demosthenes. See all books authored by Demosthenes, including Athenian Political Oratory: Sixteen Key Speeches (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World), and The Oration on the Crown, with an Engl.

Tr., Intr., Notes by F.P. Simpson, and more on Orations, Volume III | Demosthenes ( BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to supremacy.

Demosthenes against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton: xxi-xxvi by Demosthenes 4 editions - first published in Not in Library. The Olynthiacs of Demosthenes: With notes for schools and colleges.

by Accessible book, Speeches, addresses, etc. For the extracts from the speeches of Demosthenes given in this volume I am to a considerable extent indebted to the scholarly version of the late Mr C. Kennedy. For the famous speech on the Crown, I have made occasional use of a translation recently published by an eminent English lawyer, the Right Hon.

Sir Robert Collier. THE MANY FACETS OF HYBRZS IN DEMOSTHENES' AGAINST MEZDZAS. Friedrich Blass, who had a remarkable facility for discerning the stylistic individuality of Demosthenes' separate orations, called atten- tion to the extraordinary number of pleonasms and recurrences (Hau- fungen und Wiederholungen) in the speech against Meidias (Oration 29).Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens.

His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC. Demosthenes learned rhetoric by studying the speeches of previous great orators/5.Open Library is an open, Demosthenes against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton by Demosthenes 2 editions - first published in Not in Library Accessible book, Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek.