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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 29 29 Browse Search
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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.) 4 4 Browse Search
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Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt) 3 3 Browse Search
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 3 3 Browse Search
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Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt), On Political Harmony (search)
ust not escape your attention either, which, though by themselves they are not sufficient to effect your purpose, yet when added to your military forces, will render all your aims much easier of accomplishment. To what, then, do I refer? Toward no city and toward none of the citizens in this or that city who have supported the existing orderThe cities of Greece were forced to set up pro-Macedonian governments after the battle of Chaeronea in 338 B.C. A Macedonian garrison was stationed in Thebes. Athens was less harshly treated but outspoken advocates of freedom were out of favour. must you harbor any bitternessThe verb pikrai/nesqai is cited as used by Demosthenes, Bekker, 1. p. 111. 31. or bear a grudge. Because the fear of such animosity causes those who are conscious of guilt in their own hearts, because necessary to the existing order and facing a manifest danger, to be zea
Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt), Concerning His Own Restoration (search)
are now compelled to do many things that are below the standard of those services of mine. In brief, however, the record upon which I passed scrutiny as your servant was of such a kind as to make you envied by all because of it and myself confident in the greatest rewards from you. And when Fortune, as irresistible as she was unkind, decided as she pleased, and not according to justice, the struggleThe reference is to the battle of Chaeronea, 338 B.C. for the liberty of Greece in which you engaged, not even in the times that followed did I retreat from my loyalty toward you, nor did I bargain for anything in place of it, no man's favour, no hopes of preferment, nor wealth, nor power, nor personal safety. Yet I observed that all these prizes were accruing to those who chose to play the game of politics to your detriment. Now one fact which is especially significant—alth
Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt), Concerning the Sons of Lycurgus (search)
I am amazed if none of you thinks that it is a disgraceful thing for the people of Athens, who are supposed to be superior to all men in understanding and culture and have also maintained here for the unfortunate a common refuge in all ages, to show themselves less considerate than Philip, who, although naturally subject to no correction, nursed as he was, in licence, still thought that at the moment of his greatest good fortuneThe battle of Chaeronea, 338 B.C.; the Greeks magnified its importance. Their liberty was lost by degrees, not suddenly. he ought to be seen acting with the greatest humanity and did not venture to cast into chains the men who had faced him in the battle line, against whom he had staked his all, nor demand to know, “Whose sons are they and what are their names?”An Athenian citizen was identified by three items: his own name, his father's name, and his deme