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Against Meidias (oration 21)

Demosthenes

Against Meidias (oration 21)

by Demosthenes

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Published by Bristol Classical in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Text in Ancient Greek with translation and critical apparatus in English.

    Other titlesDemosthenes against Meidias
    StatementDemosthenes ; edited by D.M. MacDowell.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    SeriesBCP classic commentaries on Latin and Greek texts
    ContributionsMacDowell, Douglas M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456 p. ;
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18666466M
    ISBN 101853996394

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Against Meidias by Demosthenes (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! These were the crimes and brutalities that Meidias 19 committed in connexion with the festival against my fellow-tribesmen and myself. It was for these, men of Athens, that I lodged my public plaint; and there are many besides, of which I will describe to you immediately as many as I can.

    Demosthenes (Against Meidias, ) - The orator asked the Athenians to defend their legal system, by making an example of the defendant for the instruction of others. [50] Demosthenes decided to prosecute his wealthy opponent and wrote the judicial oration Against Meidias. 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. We possess by him political speeches and law-court speeches composed for parties in private cases and political cases.

    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, –, –, –, –, –, – : $ 22 illinois classical studies (spring ) probolē procedure in Bce), and even the quoted law on hubris () has been shown to be spurious.3 despite these shortcomings, the Against Meidias remains a major source for hubrisas both a legal institution of the democracy and a major facet of athenian social interaction. the attention this speech has.


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Against Meidias (oration 21) by Demosthenes Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 Greek concept of hubris.

Against Meidias book Demosthenes: Against Meidias (Classic Commentaries) (): Demosthenes.: BooksCited by: Demosthenes: Against Meidias. Against Androtion. Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 and 2 (). (Loeb Classical Library No. ) 0th Edition by Demosthenes (Author), J.

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Against Meidias by Demosthenes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Demosthenes Against Meidias Androtion Aristocrates Timocrates Aristogeiton With an English Translation by J H Vince This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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.

even avenged himself on Strato, the arbitrator before whom the action was tried, in the manner fully related in §§ of this speech. Free Download Against Meidias PDF Book Qty: Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Demosthenes was punched in the face Against Meidias Meidias in the theatre at Athens in BC.

His Against Meidias - a masterpiece of Greek oratorical prose - is one of the most intriguing forensic speeches to survive. It Against. Against Meidias is regarded as one of the most intriguing forensic speeches to survive. It gives valuable information about Athenian law and festivals, and especially about the Greek concept of hubris (aggravated assault), which was regarded as a crime not only against the citizen or city but against society as a whole.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Demosthenes against Meidias, Androtion, Aristocrates, Timocrates, Aristogeiton; with an English translation by J.H.

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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, came.

Producing the most hard-hitting, impactful and most watched political videos. Because truth is golden. Learn more about MeidasTouch and help us defeat Donald Trump. 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 offences against the festival of the.

Against Meidias (Greek: Polytonic| Κατὰ Μειδίου) is one of the most famous judicial orations of the prominent Athenian statesman and orator Demosthenes. Historical Background. Meidias, a wealthy Athenian, publicly slapped Demosthenes, who was at the time a choregos at the Greater s was a friend of Eubulus and supporter of the unsuccessful excursion in Euboea.

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 I lodged a plaint in the Assembly against him as an offender in connection with the festival, not only for his assault on my person at the Dionysia.

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Meidias (Greek: Mειδίας; lived during the 4th century BC), an Athenian of considerable wealth and influence, was a violent and bitter enemy of Demosthenes, the displayed his first act of hostility in BC when he broke violently into the house of Demosthenes with his brother Thrasylochus in order to take possession of it.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Greek and English on facing pages. Notes: Includes index. Description: pages ; 17 cm. Speech Against Meidias, Product Details. Category: books SKU: ADA Title: Speech Against Meidias, Author: Demosthenes Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford At The Clarendon Press Year of publication: Condition: ACCEPTABLE Description.

pages. No dust jacket. Wine red cloth. Pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout with thumb marking Rating: % positive. Similar books and articles. Against Meidias. C. Carey, Demosthenes & D. M. MacDowell - - Journal of Hellenic Studies The Meidias Painter Lucilla Burn: The Meidias Painter.

(Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology.) Pp. Xvii + ; 52 Plates. Oxford: Clarendon Press, £Orations Against Meidias. Against Androtion. Against Aristocrates. Against Timocrates. Against Aristogeiton 1 and 2. Demosthenes Translated by J.

H. Vince. Add to Cart Product Details. HARDCOVER. $ • £ • € Find at a Library» Cite This Book.Buy This Book in Print. 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 translations of these speeches, two of which (Leptines and Androtion) have not.