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Symposium

By: Plato Waterfield, Robin(Translated by)

Part of the Oxford World's Classics series
0191605492 / 9780191605499
eBook (EPUB)
184
02/04/1998
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England
265 pages
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In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC at which the guests include the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato's mentor Socrates.The power, humour, and pathos of Plato's creation engages the reader on every page.

This new translation is complemented by full explanatory notes and an illuminating introduction.

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DB Classical texts, HPCA Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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