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Aeschines

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Born: 389 AD
Died: 314 AD.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: Orators

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389 - Aeschines was born in Athens.

 

348 - Entered politics and played a role to rouse the Peloponnese.

 

347 - Became a member of the peace embassy to Philip.

 

346 - He was charge of high treason, he fought back by claiming that his accuser is forfeited to speak before the people. He was acquitted with the case of treason.

 

343 - He was again accused by Demosthenes in his speech and replied in a speech which was use against him, again he was acquitted.

 

339 - Became an Athenian Deputy in the Amphictyonic Council, made a speech that started the Sacred War.Became famous as a orator is attributed to his three speeches: "Against Timarchus," "On the Embassy," and "Against Ctesiphon".


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