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Alcibiades and Athens.

Author: David Gribble
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford classical monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is not the aim of this book to add to the extensive literature on Alcibiades' life and career. Instead the author focuses on the explosive mix of fear and fascination excited by Alcibiades in his contemporaries and in particular in key literary texts: Thucydides, the mysterious pseudo-Andocides 4, the encomium of Isocrates 16, the final scene of Plato's Symposium. The book is about the acute tension between the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gribble, David.
Alcibiades and Athens: A Study in Literary Presentation. Oxford Classical Monographs.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Gribble
ISBN: 9780198152675 0198152671
OCLC Number: 1027144497
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages).
Series Title: Oxford classical monographs.

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It is not the aim of this book to add to the extensive literature on Alcibiades' life and career. Instead the author focuses on the explosive mix of fear and fascination excited by Alcibiades in his contemporaries and in particular in key literary texts: Thucydides, the mysterious pseudo-Andocides 4, the encomium of Isocrates 16, the final scene of Plato's Symposium. The book is about the acute tension between the classical city and the individual of superlative power, status, and ambition. It looks at the way Alcibiades is approximated to archetypes of the individual 'outside' the city: the t.

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