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Socrates on trial : a play based on Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's Apology, Crito, and Phaedo, adapted for modern performance

Author: A D Irvine; Aristophanes.; Plato.
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More than 2,400 years after his death, Socrates remains an iconic but controversial figure. To his followers, he personified progressive Greek ideals of justice and wisdom. To his detractors, he was a corruptor of the young during wartime and one of the reasons Athens suffered its humiliating defeat at the hands of Sparta in 404 BC. Socrates' story is one of historic proportions and his unyielding pursuit of truth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Théâtre
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irvine, A.D.
Socrates on trial.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)649989102
Named Person: Socrates; Aristophanes.; Plato.; Plato.; Plato.; Socrates.; Socrates.; Socrate; Aristophane.; Platon; Platon; Platon.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A D Irvine; Aristophanes.; Plato.
ISBN: 9780802097835 0802097839 9780802095381 0802095380
OCLC Number: 172096052
Description: viii, 136 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Socrates on Trial --
Act 1. Clouds --
Act 2. Apology --
Act 3. Crito and Phaedo.
Responsibility: Andrew D. Irvine.

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Complete with production and classroom notes, this modern recasting of the Socrates story will make riveting reading both inside and outside the classroom.  Read more...
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