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425 BCE: Pylos campaign, under Cleon and Demosthenes' command Athens defeats Sparta at Pylos.
 
 
413 BCE: The Athenian expedition in Sicily ends in disastrous defeat and the Athenian generals Nicias and Demosthenes are executed.
 
384 BCE - 322 CE: Life of Athenian statesman Demosthenes.
 
366 BCE: Athenian orator Demosthenes wins his first court case against his own guardians.
 
355 BCE: Demosthenes begins to deliver speeches in the Athenian assembly.
 
347 BCE: Athenian orator Demosthenes is sent on a diplomatic embassy to the court of Philip II of Macedon.
 
 
346 BCE: Demosthenes gives his 'On the Peace' speech to the Athenian assembly advocating war against Philip II of Macedon.
 
342 BCE: Demosthenes is charged with organising a league of Greek city-states for war against Macedon.
 
338 BCE: The first battle of Chaeronea. Philip II of Macedon defeats the Greek alliance directed against him, led by Athens and Thebes.
 
324 BCE: Demosthenes is exiled from Athens, accused of taking bribes from Alexander the Great's treasurer Harpalos.
 
322 BCE: Athenian orator Demosthenes commits suicide to avoid capture by the Macedonians.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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