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De·mos·the·nes(dĭ-mŏs′thə-nēz′) 384-322 bc.
Greek orator whose reputation is based mainly on his Philippics, a series of orations exhorting the citizens of Athens to rise up against Philip II of Macedon.
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(Biography) 384–322 bc, Athenian statesman, orator, and lifelong opponent of the power of Macedonia over Greece
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384?–322 B.C., Athenian statesman and orator.
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