The Symposium

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141912022
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Thetranslation is based throughout onthetext ofKenneth Dover's edition(Plato:
Symposium, Cambridge, 1980). Dover's commentary is ... Like Hamilton, I have
provided a full introduction, which examines the content and significance of the
speechesas well as setting theSymposium in its social and intellectual context.
There are alsoshort notes to the translation, ... inthe Select Bibliography.
Iamgrateful to Robin Waterfield (then an adviser for Penguin Classics) for
suggesting thatIprepare ...

Socrates Defence

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141397659
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Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Plato (474 BC-347 BC).

The Birds And Other Plays

Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141913223
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The plays in this volume all contain Aristophanes' trademark bawdy comedy and dazzling verbal agility.

Lysistrata And Other Plays

Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141907010
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This collection includes Lysistrata, the hilariously bawdy anti-war fantasy; The Acharnians, a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta; and The Clouds, a satire on contemporary philosophy.