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The oration of Demosthenes against Meidias

Demosthenes

The oration of Demosthenes against Meidias

Edited for use in schools and colleges, with introduction, analysis, notes and index

by Demosthenes

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Published by E. Johnson in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C.A.M. Fennell.
SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN40038.9
ContributionsFennell, C. A. M. d. 1916.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxviii, 135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14023507M
OCLC/WorldCa37869185

The Oration of Demosthenes on the Crown: With Extracts from the Oration of Aeschines Against Ctesiphon, and Explanatory Notes. Demosthenes $ Buy On the False Embassy (Oration 19): Edited with Introduction and Commentary: On the False Embassy Vol 19 1st edn by Demosthenes, MacDowell, Douglas M., MacDowell, Douglas M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Demosthenes.

Commentary references to this page (16): C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXVIII C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXIX C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXX William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown,   Demosthenes (– BC) was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient orations provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC. Writes: Editions of Ancient Texts, Ancient Culture and Society, Ancient Greek Literature, Ancient Greek Language and Grammar Author of: Demosthenes: Against Meidias, Demosthenes: .

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). Librarian's tip: "The Second Oration against Philip ( B.C.)" by Demosthenes begins on p. , "On the State of the Chersonesus ( B.C.) by Demosthenes begins on p. , and "On the Crown" by Demosthenes begins on p.


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Open :   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. The speech, therefore, was never delivered, and, although it is indisputably authentic, it seems improbable that it was published by Demosthenes himself.

(1) We can hardly believe that, with Meidias’s hush-money in his pocket, he invited his fellow-citizens to read a composition in which he treats the prosecution as a solemn public duty. 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 The oration of Demosthenes against Meidias book at the Greater Dionysia. Demosthenes therefore brought an action (δίκη κακηγορίας) against him, in which the verdict went against Meidias by default.

The bully managed somehow to avoid payment of damages and. even avenged himself on Strato, the arbitrator before whom the action was tried, in the manner fully related in §§ of this speech.

This essay builds on a study of H. Erbse and shows that there is no reason to believe that Demosthenes left his speech against Meidias in an unfinished state. All the passages used by scholars like Dover to claim that the speech was not delivered.

Speech Against Meidias. [John R. King] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not.

Demosthenes decided to prosecute his wealthy opponent and wrote the judicial oration Against Meidias.

This speech gives valuable information about Athenian law at the time and especially about the Greek concept of hybris (aggravated assault), which was regarded as a crime not only against the city but against society as a whole.

[75]Born: BC, Athens. 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. This volume is on the same lines as Professor MacDowell's previous edition of Demosthenes' speech Against Meidias. It includes an introduction concentrating especially on the historical circumstances, a revised Greek text based on fresh study of the manuscripts, an English translation on pages facing the text, and the first detailed commentary.

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. In Against Leptines Demosthenes urged the average Athenian to show gratitude toward their benefactors by not withdrawing the exemptions voted to them.

In Against Meidias he contrasts Meidias with other law-abiding Athenians to illustrate the right and wrong ways to perform liturgies and other kinds of public service. The two speeches are thus complementary in their approaches to the issue of. Demosthenes was punched in the face by Meidias in the theater at Athens in B.C.

His prosecution speech for this offence is one of the most intriguing texts in Greek literature. It tells the story of his long feud with Meidias and gives much valuable information about Athenian law and festivals, and about the concept of insolent behavior which the Greeks call s: DEMOSTHENES' SPEECH AGAINST MEIDIAS EDWARD M.

HARRIS T is a commonplace in classical scholarship that, although the Attic orators possessed many virtues, truthfulness was not one of them. To anyone who contemplates their aims in writing speeches and the circumstances in which they were delivered, this should come as no surprise.

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(ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Demosthenes decided to prosecute his wealthy opponent and wrote the judicial oration Against Meidias.

This speech gives valuable information about Athenian law at the time and especially about the Greek concept of hybris (aggravated assault), which was regarded as a crime not only against the city but against society as a whole.

[51]Born: BC, Athens.Get this from a library! Against Meidias: oration [Demosthenes.; Douglas M MacDowell].Ober now moves into an example of the discourse paradigm in a specific oration, Demosthenes 21 against Meidias.

As Ober recounts, after a long personal conflict with Demosthenes, Meidias punches him in the face at the Dionysia. At the probole immediately after the Dionysia, Demonsthenes charges Meidias with misconduct during the festival.