The Resource Alcibiades, Fact, Fiction, Farce, Jack Meyer, (electronic resource)

Alcibiades, Fact, Fiction, Farce, Jack Meyer, (electronic resource)

Label
Alcibiades, Fact, Fiction, Farce
Title
Alcibiades
Title number
Fact, Fiction, Farce
Statement of responsibility
Jack Meyer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Is he just a troublemaker with an attitude? Or will this spunky youth grow up to do something great? The populace of Athens holds varied opinions about Alcibiades, a handsome boy who exhibits a devious and audacious personality. Based on historical record, author Jack Meyer reconstructs the life of Alcibiades, a man who uniquely impacted classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War. An orphan, Alcibiades grew up in the household of Pericles, was Socrates favorite student, and was immensely handsome and rich. This narrative tells the story of the stunning career of this brilliant tactical military commander, persuasive orator, and consummate traitor who switched sides three times during the war. The citys own favorite son, this product of the Golden Age, was a man as morally corrupt as he was convincingly eloquent. The reconstruction of Alcibiades story breeds both fiction and farce, and this story of the Greek experience serves as an analogue for a critique of todays American foreign policy
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Meyer, Jack
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Philosophy
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Target audience
adult
Label
Alcibiades, Fact, Fiction, Farce, Jack Meyer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12071981
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12071981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12071981
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12071981
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Alcibiades, Fact, Fiction, Farce, Jack Meyer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12071981
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12071981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12071981
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12071981
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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