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The Resource The symposium, Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill

The symposium, Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill

Label
The symposium
Title
The symposium
Statement of responsibility
Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
The scene is a dinner party for the literati of Athens, the action a series of speeches by the guests. From these there emerges a complete and complex philosophy of love. Christopher Gill's translation retains all the drama and humour of the Greek, bringing the historical figures to life
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Plato
Dewey number
  • 184
  • 184
  • 184
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Ancient Greek
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1946-
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Gill, Christopher
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Love
  • Philosophy
Target audience
specialized
Label
The symposium, Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-[90])
Control code
9780140449273
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlvi, 89 p.
Isbn
9780140449273
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The symposium, Plato ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-[90])
Control code
9780140449273
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlvi, 89 p.
Isbn
9780140449273
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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