DEYNARH (Deinarchos)( Greek speaker)
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Biography DEYNARH (Deinarchos)
Deynarh, Deinarchos, OK. 390-OK. 290 years. BC. e., Greek speaker. Born in Corinth, about 342 g. settled in Athens. Was a pupil Theophrastus. From 336 g. worked as logograph (cm. Attic logographs) drafting (fee), legal speeches for clients, who uttered them yourself. Closely associated with Demeter Falernian, during his reign in Athens (317-307 gg. BC. e.) enjoyed great honor. After the expulsion of Demetrius D. hid in Halkida on Euboea, whence he returned to Athens only in 292 g. with the help of Theophrastus. Of the 60 speeches D. survived only 3: Against Demosthenes (Kata Demosthenus), against Aristogena (Kata Aristogeitonos), against Filokleya (Kata Philokleus). All three are related to the case of Harpalus, treasurer of the renegade Alexander of Macedon. D. was not the original speaker, he imitated his predecessors, especially Demosfenu.