Demosthenous logoi eklekto, Selectae Demosthenis orationes latine redditaei DEMOSTHENES 384-322 BC? Publisher: A Bettesworth, B Motte & J Redmayne; prostant apud J & R Bonwicke, J Osborn & T Longman & J Newton Publish Year: 1726 Publish Place: Londini Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005685 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Full Calf Book Type: Unknown Edition: Inscription: Unknown £975.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1726, 2 parts in 1, Latin & Greek. In calf boards, gilt edge tooling, new calf spine, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red maroon label. Internally, brown endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, , , 2-143 pp (Greek), . , , 2-112 pp (Latin), p98 misnumbered 68, translated by H Wolfius, includes the Hypotheses of Libanius. (ESTC T138472). Demosthenes was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of contemporary Athenian intellectual prowess and provide an insight into the politics and culture of ancient Greece during the 4th century BC. Demosthenes learned rhetoric by studying the speeches of previous great orators. See Wiki.