Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature

Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature

by Michael Vickers

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ISBN-13: 9781317492917
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface 1. The mythologizing of history 2. Antigone, Pericles and Alcibiades 3. Oedipus Tyrannus, Alcibiades, Cleon and Aspasia 4. Ajax, Alcibiades and Andocides 5. Philoctetes, Alcibiades, Andocides and Pericles 6. Alcibiades in exile: Euripides' Cyclops 7. Oedipus at Colonus, Alcibiades and Critias 8. Critias and Alcibiades: Euripides' Bacchae 9. Alcibiades and Melos: Thucydides 5.84-116 10. Thucydides on tyrannicides: not a 'digression' 11. Alcibiades and Persia (and more Thucydidean 'digressions') 12. Alcibiades and Critias in the Gorgias: Plato's 'fine satire' Epilogue Bibliography Index locorum Index

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