Demades ca. 380-319 B.C
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- Demades ca. 380-319 B.C
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Demades, Orat.et Rhet.
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- L'orateur Démade, 2000
Oxford classical dictionary, 2003 (c. 380-319 BC
Athenian statesman, of major importance in the two decades following the Greek defeat at the battle of Chaeronea (338 BC)
published no speeches - the fragment of a speech Concerning the twelve years is generally agreed not to be genuine - but many striking phrases were remembered)
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 122
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 957: an Athenian statesman and orator, a contemporary of Philip, Alexander the Great, and Antipater. He is said to have been a person of very low origin, and to have at one time even served as a rower.
Brill's New Pauly: Orator from Athens, * around 380 BC, son of Demeas (deme of Paeania), † 319.
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