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Phocion the Good.

Author: Lawrence A Tritle
Publisher: Oxon : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Routledge revivals.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Plutarch's Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle's study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato's Academy, rose to prominence in the innermost circles of Athenian political life, and was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tritle, Lawrence A.
Phocion the Good (Routledge Revivals).
Oxon : Routledge, 2014
Named Person: Phocion; Phocion
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence A Tritle
ISBN: 9781317750505 1317750500 9781315796420 1315796422
OCLC Number: 881887280
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Diagrams and Maps; Dedication; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Plutarch's Life of Phocion; 2. Plutarch and His Sources; 3. Family and Friends; 4. The Hero of Naxos; 5. Phocion: General of Athens; 6. Phocion the Politician; 7. Phocionic Athens; 8. The Philosopher in Politics; Appendices; 1. Non-Plutarchan Sources for Phocion; 2. The Date of Glaucippus' Speech Against Phocion; 3. The Chronology of the Egyptian Campaigns of Artaxerxes III; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge revivals.

Abstract:

Plutarch's Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle's study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato's Academy, rose to prominence in the innermost circles of Athenian political life, and was renowned as a soldier throughout the Greek world. Professor Trittle traces the origins and development of the historical tradition that so shaped an image of the ""G.

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