Further Reading

Texts and commentaries

Bers, Victor, trans. 2003. Demosthenes, Speeches 50-59. Austin. An English translation.

Blass, Friedrich, ed. 1908. Demosthenis Orationes. Vol. 3. Leipzig. An older Greek text, superseded by Dilts 2009.

Carey, Christopher, ed. and trans. 1992. Apollodoros Against Neaira [Demosthenes 59]. Warminster.

Dilts, M. R., ed. 2009. Demosthenis Orationes. Vol. 4. Oxford.

Gernet, Louis, ed. and trans. 1960. Démosthène: Plaidoyers civils. Vol. 4. Paris. Greek text and French translation.

Kapparis, Konstantinos K., ed. and trans. 1999. Apollodoros “Against Neaira” [D. 59]. Berlin and New York. Scholarly commentary.

Murray, A.T., ed. and trans. 1939. Demosthenes. Vol. 6. Cambridge, Mass. Loeb Classical Library series, Greek text and English translation.

Patteson, Alice J. 1978. Commentary on [Demosthenes] LIX: Against Neaira. PhD Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Rennie, William, ed. 1931. Demosthenis Orationes. Vol. 3. Oxford.

Historical context

Blok, Josine. 2017. Citizenship in Classical Athens. Cambridge.

Hansen, Mogens H. 1940. The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes: Structure, Principles, and Ideology. Norman, OK.

Kamen, Deborah. 2013. Status in Classical Athens. Princeton.

Kennedy, Rebecca F. 2014. Immigrant Women in Athens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City. New York.

Lape, Susan. 2010. Race and Citizen Identity in the Classical Athenian Democracy. Cambridge.

Todd, S. C. 1993. The Shape of Athenian Law. Oxford.

Specialist studies

Cohen, Edward E. 2015. Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex. Oxford.

Davidson, James. N. 1997. Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens. London.

Glazebrook, Allison and Madeleine M. Henry, eds. 2011. Greek Prostitutes in the Ancient Mediterranean, 800 BCE200 CE. Madison.

Hamel, Debra. 2003. Trying Neaira: The True Story of a Courtesan’s Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece. New Haven and London.

Kapparis, Konstantinos K. 2017. Prostitution in the Ancient Greek World. Berlin.

Patterson, Cynthia. 1981. Pericles’ Citizenship Law of 451–50. New York.

Trevett, Jeremy. 1992. Apollodoros the Son of Pasion. Oxford.

Zelnick-Abramovitz, Rachel. 2005. Not Wholly Free: The Concept of Manumission and the Status of Manumitted Slaves in the Ancient Greek World. Leiden.

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Deborah Kamen, Pseudo-Demosthenes: Against Neaira. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-947822-10-8. http://dcc.dickinson.edu/against-neaira/intro/further-reading