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Dinarchus, Against Demosthenes, section 80 (search)
, gentlemen of the jury. The decree says that the chosen embassies shall set out. When, after the battle of Chaeronea, he heard that Philip intended to invade our country he appointed himself an envoy, so as to escape from the city, and went off,Dinarchus is perhaps referring to the fact that after Chaeronea Demosthenes was appointed a commissioner for corn (sitw/nhs) and went abroad to procure it (cf. Dem. 18.248). Alternatively when appeals for help were made by Athens to some of the islands (cf. Lyc. 1.42) Demosthenes may have served as an envoy. after scraping together eight talents from the treasury, without a thought about the plight we were in, at a time when everyone else was contributing from his own money to ensure your
Dinarchus, Against Demosthenes, section 94 (search)
consistently made. At one time he made a proposal forbidding anyone to believe in any but the accepted gods and at another said that the people must not question the grant of divine honors to AlexanderDemosthenes had merely said: “Let him be the son of Zeus and Poseidon too if he likes.” Cf. Hyp. 5 col. 31.; and again when he was on the point of being tried before you, he impeached Callimedon for consorting with the exilesAthens, unlike most Greek cities, refused to obey Alexander's order for the restoration of exiles (cf. note on Din. 1.81). Callimedon, a politician with pro-Macedonian sympathies, nicknamed the Crab, is mentioned several times by Plutarch (e.g. Plut. Dem. 27). in Megara with intent to overthrow the
Dinarchus, Against Demosthenes, section 95 (search)
and directly after countermanded the impeachment and brought forward at the recent sitting of the Assembly a false witness whom he had primed to say that there was a plot afoot threatening the docks. In all this he offered no proposals but simply furnished us with charges for the present trial, since on all these points you are witnesses against him. This man is a juggler, Athenians, and a blackguard, not entitled to be a citizen of Athens, either by virtue of his birth or of his political record.