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Demosthenes: On the Crown (Harvey Yunis) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2001) 9780521629300
Demosthenes: On the Crown (Harvey Yunis) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2001) 9780521629300
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Title: Demosthenes: On the Crown

Author: Yunis, Harvey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2001

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521629300

Volumes: 1; Pages: 328

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This volume presents a newly edited Greek text of one of the masterpieces of ancient Greek prose, a speech delivered by the orator Demosthenes before a court in Athens in 330 B.C.E. The book contains an introductory essay outlining the historical situation that gave rise to the speech, the nature of Demosthenes' rhetorical art, and the history of the text. The greater part of the book consists of a commentary that elucidates the text and makes clear how Demosthenes achieved his objectives. Makes this masterpiece of Greek literature accessible to today's students Contains a new text with full commentary on all linguistic, historical and rhetorical matters Designed for a broad audience: students at all levels as well as teachers and scholars
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