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Gorgias

A revised text, with Introduction and Commentary

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Gorgias by Plato
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This paperback edition of Dodds's standard edition of Plato's Gorgias is designed to meet the needs both of undergraduates and professional scholars. The text and apparatus criticus are based on a fresh survey of the evidence: two major manuscripts are here for the first time fully collated, and account has been taken both of new papyri and of the exceptionally rich indirect tradition. The text is supplemented by a full introduction giving details on the subject and structure of the dialogue, its characters and intended historical setting, the real date of composition, and the background to Plato and Athens at the time of composition. The commentary, besides explaining Platonic usages and discussing textual points, aims to treat the historical, philosphical, and literary questions which arise from the text.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 1990
Author
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Edited by E. R. Dodds
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Clarendon Press
Pages
414
Dimensions
139x216x23
ISBN-13
9780198144953
Product ID
1857260

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