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The symposium / Plato, translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill.

By: Plato.
Contributor(s): Gill, Christopher, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Penguin, 1999Description: xlvi, 89 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0140449272 (pbk).Subject(s): Love -- Early works to 1800 | Philosophy, AncientDDC classification: 184 Online resources: WorldCat details Summary: Summary: The scene is a dinner party for the literati of Athens, the action a series of speeches by the guests. From these there emerges a complete and complex philosophy of love. Christopher Gill's translation retains all the drama and humour of the Greek, bringing the historical figures to life.
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The scene is a dinner party for the literati of Athens, the action a series of speeches by the guests. From these there emerges a complete and complex philosophy of love. Christopher Gill's translation retains all the drama and humour of the Greek, bringing the historical figures to life.

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