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Demostene, Contro Leptine : Introduzione, Traduzione E Commento Storico (Hardcover) (Mirko Canevaro)
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The book offers an introduction, translation and commentary of the earliest political speech delivered by Demosthenes, the Against Leptines. It studies the speech as a historical document for the reconstruction of Athenian fourth-century politics, law, judicial practices and public economy. It sheds light on the institution of nomothesia, on Athenian euergetism and the economy of honour, and on the workings of and debates on fiscal policy.