The history of the life and reign of Philip, king of Macedon. [Another]

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byThomas Leland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1806 Excerpt: ... Thracian alliances and connexions all abandoned. From this aera, Demosthenes dates the corruption of iEschines: and, if the relation be exactly true, the Macedonian ministers had, no doubt, tampered with him, and gained him over to their master's service. Philocrates was now triumphant: his decree passed without any farther opposition; and a clause was inserted, which obliged all the representatives of the allied states to accede imme-go diately to the treaty, which was now ratified, in7' form, on the part of Athens. To this clause.iEschines attributes the destruction of Cersobleptes, who could not, as he asserts, take any advantage of the treaty, as he had then no minister at Athens: but this clause might possibly have been understood of those states only, whose representatives were then present: for it appears, from several particulars in those orations of the two contending orators; where these transactions are discussed, that a time must have been allow- ed for the others to accede. And now Demosthenes proposed, and the assembly agreed to, the following resolution c: d "Whereas Philip, by his ambassadors sent9' u to Athens, in order to treat about a peace, has c There is an apparent difficulty in the date of this Decree, noticed by Leland, which is removed by Taylor, in his Annotations on Demosthenes de Corona, »cct. 9.---ebiior, "agreed to, and concluded, terms of accommo"dation: it is Resolved by the Senate and "People of Athens, in order to bring the peace "to an issue, which hath been settled in a for"mer assembly, that five ambassadors be chosen "from the community of Athens. That the "ambassadors, thus chosen, shall depart, and, '4 without delay, repair to that place, where "they shall be informed that Philip resides, and, "with all convenien...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1806 Excerpt: ... Thracian alliances and connexions all abandoned. From this aera, Demosthenes dates the corruption of iEschines: and, if the rela...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217115780

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