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Political eloquence in Greece

Demosthenes. With extracts from his orations, and a critical discussion of the "Trial on the crown"

by L. BrГ©dif

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Published by S. C. Griggs and Company in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demosthenes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. Brédif
    ContributionsMacMahon, M. J.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination510 p. ;
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24179809M
    OCLC/WorldCa5704703

    Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BC and continued throughout the Hellenistic period and the period in which Greece and most Greek-inhabited lands were part of the Roman Empire. Philosophy was used to make sense out of the world in a non-religious way. It dealt with a wide variety of subjects, including astronomy, mathematics, political philosophy, ethics, metaphysics, ontology. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Citizens probably accounted for % of the polis population, and of these it has been estimated that only 3, or so people actively participated in politics. Of this group, perhaps as few as citizens - the wealthiest, most influential, and the best speakers - dominated the political arena both in front of the assembly and behind the scenes in private conspiratorial political meetings. Oratory, the rationale and practice of persuasive public speaking. It is immediate in its audience relationships and reactions, but it may also have broad historical repercussions. The orator may become the voice of political or social history. A vivid instance of the way a speech can focus the.

    "This is an important study of the politics of modern Greece, relevant to an understanding of the evolution of society and polity since independence in In addition to offering a survey of the origins and evolution of the military institution during the last years, the author uses personal and State archives and an array of diaries and memoirs to present the most complete and. Bringing together the political, military, social, cultural, and economic history of ancient Greece, the four authors tell the story of the ancient civilizationfrom the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic book is comprehensive, covering the standard political and military history, but also topics such as life in the countryside, material.


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