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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece.,
  • Greece

Subjects:

  • Demosthenes -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Demosthenes.,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- History and criticism.,
  • Politics and literature -- Greece.,
  • Statesmen -- Greece -- Biography.,
  • Orators -- Greece -- Biography.,
  • Oratory, Ancient.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-285) and index.

Statementedited by Ian Worthington.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsWorthington, Ian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3952 .D68 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6782225M
ISBN 100415204569, 0415204577
LC Control Number00031056

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