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The Resource The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes

The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes

Label
The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life
Title
The hemlock cup
Title remainder
Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life
Statement of responsibility
Bettany Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dual portrait of the classical philosopher and fifth-century B.C. Athens draws on the latest sources to offer insight into the period's daily realities and elements ranging from the gymnasia and the red-light district to the battlefields and the teeming Agora where Socrates frequently spoke and was condemned to death
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
385741
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Bettany
Dewey number
  • 183/.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
B316
LC item number
.H84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Socrates
  • Philosophers
  • Philosophers, Ancient
  • Athens (Greece)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life
Label
The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 438-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Athena's city -- Socrates as a young man -- New gods, new possibilities: Socrates in middle age -- The fight goes on -- Socrates and love -- Cutting down the tallest corn -- The trial and death of Socrates
Control code
808042
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
[xli], 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400041794
Lccn
2010045486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400041794
Label
The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens, and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 438-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Athena's city -- Socrates as a young man -- New gods, new possibilities: Socrates in middle age -- The fight goes on -- Socrates and love -- Cutting down the tallest corn -- The trial and death of Socrates
Control code
808042
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
[xli], 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400041794
Lccn
2010045486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400041794

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