Demosthenes of Athens and the fall of classical Greece
- Ian Worthington
- Oxford University Press, 2013
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In this new biography, the author brings the great orator's career vividly to life as he provides a moving narrative of Demosthenes' humble and difficult beginnings, his fierce rivalries with other Athenian politicians, his victories and defeats in the public Assembly, and finally his posthumous influence as a politician and orator.