Ploutarchou Demosthenes; Plutarch's Life of Demosthenes with Introduction, Notes and Indexes

Ploutarchou Demosthenes; Plutarch's Life of Demosthenes with Introduction, Notes and Indexes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...the policy of Eubulus. Embassies are sent in all quarters to unite the Greeks in a national war against Philip. Aeschines now comes into notice for the first time. He under-takes a mission to Arcadia for that purpose. At Megalopolis he denounces Philip as fiapfiapov re Koi aXderopa (Demosth. /. I. 305). The summons to arms meets with no response. (Butcher p. 80.) Demosth. or. 15 itirkp Tijs 'Poitwi/ eXevdepiav (another appeal against oppression for the Rhodian democratic exiles who asked to be reinstated, and besought Athens to aid them in throwing off the Carian yoke, though they had led the revolt against Athens, Butcher p. 41--4); or. 39 irpos 'Boiorrdv rrepi Too ovonaroi. Death of Plato (c. 5, S) act. 82. Aristotle leaves Athens for Atarneus, the residence of Hermeias. Exhaustion of the Thebans and Phocians. The former appeal to Philip, the latter to Athens. 01. 108. 2. Themistocles. Philip pushes his conquests in Thrace and renews war with Cersobleptes. (See under B.C. 351, 353.) Demosthenes gets Chares sent to the coast of Thrace with an Athenian force. Mytilene returns to alliance with Athens. Demostk. or. 40 irpdt Boiwrdi/ irepl irpoiicdv finTpuas. Anarchy in Phocis (Feb.). Proxenus is stationed with an Athenian squadron at Oreus (Euboea). Archidamus marches from Sparta to Phocis. Philocrates, Aeschines, Demosthenes are seat as ambassadors to make overtures for peace with King Philip (c. 16, 1). They bring back a letter, which they present to the Council. Antipater and Parmenion are sent to Athens to negotiate the Peace. The Peace of Philocrates is sworn to by Athens and the allies, the basis of it being the status quo (April). Two allies of Athens--the Phocians and the town of Halus--are expressly excluded. Second Athenian embassy...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236509215