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Four Island Utopias : Being Plato's Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene's Panchaia, Iamboulos' Island of the Sun, and Sir Francis Bacon's New Atlantis

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Four Island Utopias provides a convenient compilation of four key texts, important for the understanding of utopian thinking in the ancient world and middle ages, along with maps and an extensive introduction to Classical Utopian thought. Ideal for courses in utopian thought.show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 134.6 x 210.8 x 15.2mm | 68.04g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 1585100005
  • 9781585100002
  • 2,432,931

About Diskin Clay

Diskin Clay is R.J.R. Nabisco Professor of Classical Studies at Duke University. His previous books include "Paradosis and Survival: Three Chapters in the History of Epicurean Philosophy" (Michigan, 1990) and "Four Island Utopias: Plato's Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene's Panchaia, Iamboulos' Island of the Sun, & Francis Bacon's New Atlantis," with Andrea Lee Purvis for Focus Publishing. Andrea L. Purvis (Ph.D. Duke University) works as Translator and Assistant Editor of the forthcoming Landmark Herodotus (Robert B. Strassler, ed.), and teaches in Duke University's Department of Classical Studies.show more

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