Item description for Demosthenes: Statesman and Orator by Ian Worthington & I. Worthington...
Demosthenes is often adjudged the statesman par excellence, and his oratory as some of the finest to survive from classical times. Contemporary politicians still quote him in their speeches and for some he is the supreme example of a patriot. This landmark study of this remarkable man and his long career, the first to focus on him for more than 80 years, looks at the background behind this reputation and asks whether it is truly deserved.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Jan 5, 2001
ISBN 0415204577 ISBN13 9780415204576
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More About Ian Worthington & I. Worthington
Ian Worthington is Curators' Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Missouri. He is the author of numerous books about ancient Greece, including, most recently, Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece.
Ian Worthington was born in 1946 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Missouri, Ohio, USA University of Missouri, Columbia, US.
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