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Published: 22 November 2018

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780198713852

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The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes

Edited by Gunther Martin

Oxford Handbooks

  • Offers a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the many facets of Demosthenes' life, work, and time
  • Explores not only his oratory, but also his role as a politician in the last days of Athens' independence
  • Places particular focus on situating Demosthenes' rhetoric in its social and historical context, illustrating the interplay and mutual influence between his speeches and the environment from which they emerged
  • Comprises thirty-five chapters written by experts in the field, encompassing a wide range of scholarly traditions and demonstrating the richness and diversity of current work in Demosthenic studies