The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes

Cover image for

Download


Author: Demosthenes
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,867 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.5
LoC Category: PA
Downloads: 938
mnybks.net#: 2133
Genres: Essays, Classic
Excerpt

would never have commenced this war, had he imagined he must fight. He expected to carry every thing on the first advance, and has been mistaken. This disappointment is one thing that troubles and dispirits him; another is, the state of Thessaly. [Footnote: Philip's influence in Thessaly was of material assistance to him in his ambitious projects. It was acquired in this way. The power established by Jason of Pherae, who raised himself to a sort of royal authority under the title of Tagus, had devolved upon Lycophron. His sway extended more or less over the whole of Thessaly; but was, if not generally unpopular, at least unacceptable to the great families in the northern towns, among whom the Aleuadae of Larissa held a prominent place. They invoked Philip's aid, while Lycophron was assisted by the Phocian Onomarchus. After various success, Onomarchus was defeated and slain, and Lycophron expelled from Pherae. This established Philip's influence, and led to his being afterward called in to terminate the Sacred

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demothenes by Demosthenes - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
The Elements of Drawing
by John Ruskin
About the Holy Bible
by Robert Green Ingersoll
Falling in Love
by Grant Allen
Walden
by Henry David Thoreau
Abraham Lincoln
by Rev. T.M. Eddy
The Souls of Black Folk
by W.E.B. Du Bois
How to Use Your Mind
by Harry D. Kitson

See more popular titles from this genre.