Demades

Athenian orator and diplomat who rose from humble origins to a leading place in politics through his vigorous speeches and shrewd ability to fathom ... [1 related articles]
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Demades

Demades (Δημάδης, c. 380 – 318 BC) was an Athenian orator and demagogue. ==Background and early life== He was born into a poor family of ancient Paeania and was employed at one time as a common sailor, but he rose partly by his eloquence and partly by his unscrupulous character to a prominent position at Athens. He espoused the cause of P...
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