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Symposium

Author: Plato.; David Shaw-Parker; Tom Griffith
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Symposium, 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: a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Socrates.; Socrates.
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; David Shaw-Parker; Tom Griffith
OCLC Number: 68810112
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 2:31:23.
Credits: Produced and directed by Garrick Hagon ; translation by Tom Griffith.
Performer(s): Read by David Shaw-Parker with full cast.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 36259 KB; MP3 file size: 71068 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Symposium.
Responsibility: Plato.

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In Symposium, 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: a multi-voice recording.

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