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By Lycurgus, Dinarchus, Demades, Hyperides, J. O. Burtt

This quantity collects the speeches of 4 orators desirous about the ill-fated resistance of Athens to the facility of Philip and Alexander the good of Macedon. Lycurgus of Athens, ca. 396–325 BCE, focused on family affairs, specifically monetary, which he controlled for twelve years, and naval issues. He additionally built and repaired vital public constructions. Athens refused to give up him to Alexander and honoured him till his loss of life. Dinarchus of Corinth, ca. 361–291, as resident alien in Athens grew to become a forensic speaker and likewise assailed Demosthenes and others. He used to be accused through Alexander's runaway treasurer Harpalus of corruption. Dinarchus favoured oligarchic executive lower than Macedonian regulate. He prospered lower than the regency of Demetrius Phalereus (317–307), yet used to be exiled after the recovery of democracy, returning ca. 292. Demades of Athens, ca. 380–318, was once an capable seaman, then unscrupulous flesh presser. He favoured Philip, yet fought for Athens at Chaeronea (338). Captured there and published by means of Philip, he helped to make peace, and later inspired Alexander after which Antipater in Athens' favour. yet reputation of bribes and his tortuous coverage ruined him and he was once accomplished by means of Antipater. Hyperides of Athens, ca. 390–322, was once a forensic and political speaker who was once adversarial to Philip and led Athens' patriots after 325. For resistance to Antipater he finally met loss of life through violence. What survives at the present time of his speeches was once came across within the 19th century.

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Aeschin. * « 10 § iii. 253. and 17. 53 and Frag. J). §§ 16 ANALYSIS §§ 1-6. - Prayer to the gods to make Lycurgus a He is assuming worthy prosecutor. an unpopular role but is acting impartially. §§ 7-15. Leocrates has committed an unprecedented crime and must receive his Let the jury follow the deserts. example of the Areopagus all Greece will hear their verdict. Leocrates' flight to Story of the crime in arrival his Rhodes, evidence Megara and disposal of property left the removal of in Athens, evidence his illegal traffic his household gods ; §§ 16-27.

To such a pitch did he carry his treason that, so far as his decision went, the temples were abandoned, the posts on the wall unmanned and the town and country left deserted. And yet in those days, gentlemen, who would not have pitied the city, even though he were not a citizen but only an alien who had hved among us in Surely there was no one whose previous years ? hatred of the people or of Athens was so intense that he could have endured to see himself remain outside the army. When the defeat and consequent disaster had been reported to the people and the city was tense with alarm at the news, the people's hope of safety had come to rest with the men of over fifty.

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