Symposium by Plato audiobook

Symposium

By Plato
Performed by David Shaw-Parker and a full cast

Naxos
2.52 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9789629547431

In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in and decides to discuss Socrates instead. Symposium gives a picture of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. This classic discussion on love is presented in its ideal medium, a multi-voice recording.

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In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in and decides to discuss Socrates instead. Symposium gives a picture of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. This classic discussion on love is presented in its ideal medium, a multi-voice recording.

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Author Bio: Plato

Author Bio: Plato

Plato (c. 427–347 BC) stands with Socrates and Aristotle as one of the shapers of the whole intellectual tradition of the West. He founded in Athens the Academy, the first permanent institution devoted to philosophical research and teaching, and the prototype of all Western universities.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 2.52
Audience: Adult
Language: English