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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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Demosthenes

(dɪˈmɒsθəˌniːz)
n
(Biography) 384–322 bc, Athenian statesman, orator, and lifelong opponent of the power of Macedonia over Greece
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De•mos•the•nes

(dɪˈmɒs θəˌniz)

n.
384?–322 B.C., Athenian statesman and orator.
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Demosthenes

[dɪˈmɒsθəniːz] NDemóstenes
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Ahora bien, la actividad de la caceria, unida al objetivo cientifico que tenia Demostenes simboliza la idea de dominacion de la naturaleza americana, cuya retorica se corresponde con el esfuerzo por domesticar esos elementos hasta entonces desconocidos.
Cervantes se refiere a Ciceron en varias ocasiones en su obra maestra (I 101), don Quijote (DQ en adelante) cita a Demostenes y Ciceron como los dos mayores retoricos del mundo (II 302).
Asi aparece en Demostenes: [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII.] (cfr.
Nesta etapa, a instrucao passava a ser ministrada quase exclusivamente aos rapazes, que aprendiam os fundamentos da retorica, da eloquencia e da literatura classica -- com destaque para Homero, Euripedes, Menandro e Demostenes -- conjugados com licoes de mitologia, requisito indispensavel para compreensao adequada dos autores antigos (LAISTNER, 1978).
Veja published transcripts of what it said was a conversation between Mendes and Demostenes Torres, an opposition senator.