Demades (Demades)( Greek orator and politician)
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Demades, Demades, IV in. BC. e., Greek orator and politician. One of the leaders of promakedonskoy party in Athens. The mixed in Harpalus, treasurer of Alexander the Great, was forced to retire into exile. Returning to 322 g. after the defeat in the war with Macedonia, has made the death penalty and Hyperides Demosfenu. In 319, the, accused of betraying the interests of Macedonia, was murdered on the orders of Kassandra. D. innate oratorical talent and great ability to improvise. He also became famous for playful stories, examples of which are preserved in later authors. Speeches D. were lost as early as I. BC. e.