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Pausanias' Greece Ancient Artists and Roman Rulers

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ISBN-10: 0521604184

ISBN-13: 9780521604185

Edition: N/A

Authors: K. W. Arafat

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"This book is a re-reading of Plato's early dialogues from the point of view of the characters with whom Socrates engages in debate. Socrates' interlocutors are generally acknowledged to play important dialectical and dramatic roles, but no previous book has focused mainly on them. Unlike existing studies, which are thoroughly dismissive of the interlocutors and reduce them to the status of mere mouthpieces for views which are hopelessly confused or demonstrably false, this book takes them seriously and treats them as genuine intellectual opponents whose views are often more defensible that commentators have standardly thought. The author's purpose is not to summarize their positions or the…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
Pausanias on the past
Pausanias on the rulers of Roman Greece
Introduction, Mummius and Sulla
Pausanias on the rulers of Roman Greece
Caesar and Augustus
Pausanias on the rulers of Roman Greece
Nero to Marcus Aurelius
Pausanias on Herodes Atticus and other benefactors
Conclusions
Bibliography
Indexes