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

The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes, (electronic resource)

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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Bettany
Dewey number
183/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
B316
LC item number
.H84 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Athena's city -- Socrates as a young man -- Socrates the soldier -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 484 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307595294
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Note
EBOOK
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da961165-f57a-41c9-ae2c-e1a75dadee03
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2150319
  • 1022155
  • (OCoLC)ocm708581851
  • 4523-24660
  • (OCoLC)708581851
  • (OCoLC)ocn708581851
  • (OUa)vtls000859608
  • 2150319
Label
The hemlock cup : Socrates, Athens and the search for the good life, Bettany Hughes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Athena's city -- Socrates as a young man -- Socrates the soldier -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 484 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307595294
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Note
EBOOK
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da961165-f57a-41c9-ae2c-e1a75dadee03
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2150319
  • 1022155
  • (OCoLC)ocm708581851
  • 4523-24660
  • (OCoLC)708581851
  • (OCoLC)ocn708581851
  • (OUa)vtls000859608
  • 2150319

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