Xenophon: Symposium

Xenophon: Symposium

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This Symposium has lived so much in the shadow of the famous one by Plato, that it has not received a full commentary in English for well over a hundred years. Yet it gives the only alternative view of Socrates and has a wit and vigour of its own which paints a picture of a Greek society that makes it a document of prime historical importance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 154 x 210 x 10mm | 258.55g
  • Liverpool University Press
  • Aris & Phillips Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • commentary, notes
  • 0856686824
  • 9780856686825
  • 2,028,840

About A. J. Bowen

A.J. Bowen is currently teaching classics at Cambridge University having taught at Shrewsbury School for over twenty years. He is the author of several books on classical subjects including Plutarch's The Malice of Herodotus in this series.show more

Table of contents

Preface Map Introduction Select Bibliography Parallel Greek Text and English Translation Commentary Vocabulary of Greek words Indexesshow more