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Plato's Symposium

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ISBN-10: 0195160800

ISBN-13: 9780195160802

Edition: 2004

Authors: Richard Hunter

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Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature (Series Editors: Kathleen Coleman and Richard Rutherford) introduces individual works of Greek and Latin literature to readers who are approaching them for the first time. Each volume sets the work in its literary and historical context, and aims to offer a balanced and engaging assessment of its content, artistry, and purpose. A brief survey of the influence of the work upon subsequent generations is included to demonstrate itsenduring relevance and power. All quotations from the original are translated into English. Plato's Symposium tells of a dinner party at a crucial point in Athenian history at which the guests decide that they will each in…    
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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 164
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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Editor's Foreword
Preliminary Note
Setting the Scene
Eros before Socrates
The Love of Socrates
The Morning After
Bibliography and Further Reading
Index of Passages
General Index