Public Speaking: Ancient Greek Style

The Story of Demosthenes, Master of Oratory

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In the fourth century BC, a giant was born among Athenian orators. When he spoke, it’s said his words struck listeners like the blazing thunderbolts of Zeus. And his name was… The Anus.

Or rather, as a youth, the other children called him this, Batalus in Greek, because of his speech impediment, as…

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Donald J. Robertson

Donald J. Robertson

Cognitive psychotherapist, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor. Sign up for my new Substack newsletter: https://donaldrobertson.substack.com/