Symposium Of Plato: Shelley Translation

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Paperback, 2002

Publication

St. Augustines Press (2002), Edition: 1, 139 pages

Description

A group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in, and decides to talk about Socrates instead. 'Symposium' gives a picture of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. This classic discussion on love is presented in its ideal medium.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

c. 360 B.C.

Physical description

139 p.; 5.5 inches

ISBN

1587318024 / 9781587318023

Other editions

Plato Symposium by Plato (Paperback)
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