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Demosthenes of Athens and the fall of classical Greece

Ian Worthington

Demosthenes of Athens and the fall of classical Greece

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orators,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan Worthington
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3952 .W67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237874M
    ISBN 109780199931958
    LC Control Number2012005787


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A Source Book. Author: P. Rhodes; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Political activity and political thinking began in the cities and other states of ancient Greece, and terms such as tyranny, aristocracy, oligarchy, democracy and politics itself are Greek words for concepts first discussed in Greece.

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