Against Meidias

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Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press , Oxford [England], New York
StatementDemosthenes ; edited with introduction, translation, and commentary by Douglas M. MacDowell.
ContributionsMacDowell, Douglas M.
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LC ClassificationsPA3951.E5 M76 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 440 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2185162M
ISBN 100198147635
LC Control Number89003087

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.

It not only details Demosthenes' personal feud with Meidias but, in passing, gives valuable information about Athenian law and festivals, and especially about the. This chapter discusses the documents which purport to report laws in Demosthenes’ Against Meidias (21).

It argues that both the contents and the language of these document point toward the hypothesis that these are all later forgeries, like the witness statements inserted in the same speech. The analyses offer insights into the procedure of probole for Against Meidias book against the.

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.

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even avenged himself on Strato, the arbitrator before whom the action was tried, in the manner fully related in §§ of this speech. Demosthenes: Against Meidias. Against Androtion.

Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 and 2 (). (Loeb Classical Library No. ) 0th Edition by Demosthenes (Author), J. Vince (Translator) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you Format: Hardcover.

Against Meidias Introduction. Meidias, a rich Athenian of some political influence, but irascible and overbearing and disposed to use his wealth for private ostentation rather than for public service, was an old enemy of the latter was about to bring his action against Aphobus to recover his patrimony, Meidias with his brother Thrasylochus, a personal friend of Aphobus.

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Against Meidias. up his success with an action in the courts, while popular indignation was still on his side, he waited and finally accepted from Meidias the sum of 30 authority for this is Aeschines (iii. 52), supported by Plutarch (c. 12). Speech against Meidias.

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With introd. and notes by John R. KingAuthor: Demosthenes Demosthenes, John Richard King. Against Meidias by Demosthenes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).

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This book invites readers to join in a fresh and extensive investigation of one of Ancient Greece’s greatest inventions: democratic government. Demosthe Against Meidias 1–8, 12–21, 42–50, 70–87, 95–99, –, –, –, –, –, – : Eric W. Robinson. 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 reciprocity in the relationship between the rich and the rest of the Athenian people. Demosthenes was born in BC, during the last year of the 98th Olympiad or the first year of the 99th Olympiad.

His father—also named Demosthenes—who belonged to the local tribe, Pandionis, and lived in the deme of Paeania in the Athenian countryside, was a wealthy sword-maker. Aeschines, Demosthenes' greatest political rival, maintained that his mother Kleoboule Born: BC, Athens.

Orations Against Meidias. Against Androtion. Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 a (Loeb Classical Library #) By Demosthenes, J.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Demosthenes, Speeches In this Book. Additional Information. Demosthenes, Speeches Against Meidias, a prosecution for aggravated insult (hybris) brought against an influential politician; and Against Androtion, an indictment of a decree of honors for the Council of Athens.

Edward M. Harris provides contemporary English Cited by: 3. The Meidias Painter Lucilla Burn: The Meidias Painter.

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(Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology.) Pp. Xvii + ; 52 Plates. Oxford: Clarendon Press, £ [REVIEW] Elizabeth Moignard - - The Classical Review 39 (02) 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).

Demosthenes was born in BC, during the last year of the 98th Olympiad or the first year of the 99th Olympiad. His father - also named Demosthenes - who belonged to the local tribe, Pandionis, and lived in the deme of Paeania in the Athenian countryside, was a wealthy sword-maker.

Aeschines, Demosthenes' greatest political rival, maintained that his mother Kleoboule Born: BC, Athens. Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC.

Demosthenes learned rhetoric by studying the speeches of previous great orators/5. This volume contains three important speeches from the earliest years of his political career:Against Leptines, a prosecution brought against a law repealing all exemptions from liturgies;Against Meidias, a prosecution for aggravated insult (hybris) brought against an influential politician; and Against Androtion, an indictment of a decree of.

Introduction []. The advice given by Demosthenes in the Third Philippic (spoken before the middle of ) was in the main followed. He himself was sent almost immediately to Byzantium, where he renewed the alliance between that city and Athens, and at the same time entered into relations with Abydos and the Thracian princes.

BOOK REVIEWS 73 M.'s trust in Demosthenes' word leads him to accept the orator's account of his first en-counter with Meidias (). According to Demosthenes, Thrasylochus had challenged him to an antidosis with the intention of thwarting. Book Published Indianapolis: Hackett Pub.

Co., c Language English on the suspension of the benefit of the disabled man -- Isaeus on behalf of Euphiletus -- Demosthenes against Meidias -- Demosthenes against Zenothemis -- Demosthenes against Spudias -- [Demosthenes] Apollodorus against Nicostratus.

Full text of "Speech against Meidias. With introd. and notes by John R. King" See other formats. 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. Orations, Volume III | Demosthenes ( BCE), orator at Athens, was a pleader in law courts who later became also a statesman, champion of the past greatness of his city and the present resistance of Greece to the rise of Philip of Macedon to supremacy.

received at the hands of Meidias lies less in the physical assault than in the assailant's stance, expression, and tone of voice, and it can hardly be that what one notices in the eyes (etc.) of one's assailant is the simple intention to perpetrate a gratuitous insult.

One notices a particular disposition, a particular attitude to the relative.Against Meidias Against Androtion Against Aristocrates Against Timocrates Against Aristogeiton 1 Against Aristogeiton 2 Against Aphobus 1 Against Aphobus 2 Against Aphobus 3 Against Onetor 1 section: section 1 Book 4, CHAPTER LXIII; Cross-references in notes to this page (1): Plutarch, Demosthenes, Plut.

Dem. 15.This book contains a revised and annotated Greek text; a new French translation; and a detailed commentary, which demonstrates Demosthenes’ brio and strives to explain all the issues brought to light by those three speeches, starting with the mystery that mars the speech Against Meidias since ancient times: did Demosthenes actually sue.