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The oration of Demosthenes on the crown

with an English translation, introd., notes and indices

by Demosthenes

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Published by J. Thornton in Oxford .
Written in English,


Edition Notes

Statementby Francis P. Simpson.
ContributionsSimpson, Francis Peacock, 1851-
The Physical Object
Paginationlxviii, 283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14032556M

Demosthenes ( BC) - Athenian statesman and the most famous of Greek orators. He was leader of a patriotic party opposing Philip of Macedon. The Oration on the Crown ( BC) - An oration in defense of Ctesiphon, an Athenian citizen who proposed that Demosthenes should receive a crown for his extraordinary Size: KB. Orations of Demosthenes on the Crown, and on the Embassy by Demosthenes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Speech 18 (On the Crown or De Corona), delivered in BC, is Demosthenes’ most famous and influential oration. It resulted not only in Demosthenes receiving one of Athens’ highest political honors but also in the defeat and disgrace of Aeschines, who retired from public life and left Athens forever.   Demosthenes is generally acclaimed as one of the greatest orator of all time. His oration "On the Crown," in said to be one of his best. It was delivered in Athens in B.C. I begin, men of Athens, by praying to every god and goddess, that the same good will, which I have ever cherished toward the commonwealth and all of you, may be requited to me on the .

  Demosthenes' speech On the Crown is one of the finest artistic achievements of Greek prose. Delivered in an Athenian court in BCE, and circulated in written form soon afterwards, the speech made an immediate impression on contemporary Greeks and for centuries served the writers and speakers of antiquity as the primary model of forceful /5(14).   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The oration of Demosthenes on the crown by, , J. Thornton edition, in Ancient Greek The Oration of Demosthenes on the Crown: With an English Translation, Introd., Notes and Indices ( edition) | Open Library.


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Born in B.C., died in ; entered public life when about twenty-five years old, “and from that time till his death his history is the history of Athens”; sixty of his speeches preserved, tho some probably are spurious; his masterpiece, indeed the masterpiece of oratory, is “The Oration on the Crown.” I BEGIN.

In Demosthenes: Leader of the democratic faction ” The oration “On the Crown,” Demosthenes’ reply to Aeschines’ charges of vacillating in his policy, accepting bribes, and displaying cowardice in battle, is universally acknowledged as a masterpiece of rhetorical art.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. The oration of Demosthenes On the crown. On the motion of Aristonicus, the Athenians voted Demosthenes a golden crown, which was conferred on him in the theatre at the Great Dionysia in March The arrest of Anaxinus of Oreus, and his condemnation as a spy, acting in Philip's interest, must have occurred about the same time.

30 rows    The oration of Demosthenes on the crown: with extracts from the. In this Book. Demosthenes’ speech On the Crown ( B.C.E.), in which the master orator spectacularly defended his public career, has long been recognized as a masterpiece. The speech has been in continuous circulation from Demosthenes’ lifetime to the present day, and multiple generations have acclaimed it as the greatest speech ever by: 2.

Page - Persia ; when they were scarcely restrained from killing a man connected with the people in the most sacred ties, and by public proclamation forbade him to appear in Athens, or in any part of the Athenian territory ; yet you are going to crown Demosthenes with a golden crown, who did not bring hi gold from Persia, but received bribes.

Commentary references to this page (16): C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXVIII C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXIX C.E.

Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER CXX William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown, William Watson Goodwin, Commentary on Demosthenes: On the Crown. Political Eloquence in Greece: Demosthenes: With extracts from his orations, and a critical discussion of the "Trial on the crown".

Published by S.C. Griggs & Co, Chicago (). Only those speeches are included which are generally admitted to be the work of Demosthenes, and the spurious documents contained in the MSS. of the Speech on the Crown are omitted.

The speeches are arranged in chronological order, and the several introductions to them are intended to supply an outline of the history of the period. Demosthenes's Funeral Oration (Greek: ἐπιτάφιος λόγος) was delivered between August and September of BC, just after the Battle of Chaeronea.

It constitutes along with the Erotic Essay the two epideictic orations of the prominent Athenian statesman and. Demosthenes’ speech On the Crown ( B.C.E.), in which the master orator spectacularly defended his public career, has long been recognized as a masterpiece. The speech has been in continuous.

De Corona Demosthenes XVIII On the Crown. Let me begin, men of Athens, by beseeching all the Powers of Heaven that on this trial I may find in Athenian hearts such benevolence towards me as I have ever cherished for the city and the people of Athens.

My next prayer is for you, and for your conscience and honour. May the gods so inspire you that the temper with which you. Demosthenes: The oration of Demosthenes on The crown, (Lond., Rivingtons, Waterloo place, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Demosthenes: The oration of Demosthenes on The crown.

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The Orations of Demosthenes, on Occasions of Public Deliberation. To which is added The Oration Of Æschines Against Ctesiphon and The Oration Of Demosthenes on the Crown. Translated into English, with Notes. Volume the Second: The Third Edition Corrected.

translated by Thomas Leland. Vol 2 only. Dublan: W. Sleater & W, Halhead,