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Sophocles and Alcibiades

Michael Vickers

Sophocles and Alcibiades

Athenian politics in ancient Greek literature

by Michael Vickers

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcibiades -- In literature,
  • Sophocles -- Characters -- Alcibiades,
  • Sophocles -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Politics in literature,
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism,
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism,
  • Athens (Greece) -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Vickers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4417 .V53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16727564M
    ISBN 109780801447327
    LC Control Number2008013266

    Sophocles and Alcibiades的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。Author: Vickers, Michael. Oedipus the King also known by its Latin title Oedipus Rex, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed about BC. It was the second in order of Sophocles's composition of his three Theban Plays dealing with : Variety Books.

    Alcibiades, the best-looking man in Athens, has arrived, “crowned with a bushy wreath of ivy and violets and a multitude of fillets on his head” (e1–2). such as a child (Aeschylus, Agamemnon ) or fame (Sophocles, Antigone ), can be an agalma. [ back] 4. Thanks to Scott LaBarge for this reference. [ back] 5. Geglumenos. Oedipus Trilogy Sophocles, one of three ancient Greek tragedians (C.) This ebook presents «Oedipus Trilogy», from Sophocles. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS BOOK OEDIPUS THE KING ARGUMENT DRAMATIS PERSONAE OEDIPUS THE KING FOOTNOTESBrand: The Perfect Library.

      Alcibiades’ speech reveals the implications, both positive and negative, of following Socrates’ teachings in a material manner, and reveals the ultimate impacts of the pursuit of beauty. Socrates’ speech is hardly ambiguous in detailing how a lover ought to engage with beauty. A summary of Lines a–a in Plato's Protagoras. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Protagoras and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.


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The complete title of Michael Vickers' book, "Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature." (Cornell University Press, ) Vickers' point is that Alcibiades shows up disguised in various stage characters of Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes or literary characters from Plato, etc.

Vickers reviews the plays and Cited by: 7. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian politics in his plays, especially to Alcibiades, one of the most controversial Athenian politicians of his s shows that Sophocles was no closeted intellectual but a man deeply involved in politics and he.

Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature Michael J. Vickers Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist, Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). Get this from a library. Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian politics in ancient Greek literature.

[Michael J Vickers] -- "Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or.

Sophocles, the son of Sophilus, was a wealthy member of the rural deme (small community) of Hippeios Colonus in Attica, which was to become a setting for one of his plays, and he was probably born there. Sophocles was born a few years before the Battle of Marathon in BC: the exact year is unclear, although /6 is the most likely.

Sophocles was born into a wealthy family (his father was Born: / BCE, Colonus, Attica. Literary historians have long held the view that the plays of the Greek dramatist Sophocles deal purely with archetypes of the heroic past and that any resemblance to contemporary events or individuals is purely coincidental.

In this book, Michael. In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian politics in his plays, especially to Alcibiades, one of the most controversial Athenian politicians of his day. Vickers shows that Sophocles was deeply involved in Athenian political life, which was often intensely personal/5(3).

This book makes a claim that, if substantiated, would force most of us to rethink completely our understanding of Greek tragedy. The claim: the notorious Athenian politician Alcibiades is a central figure in Sophocles' extant plays (all save Electra and Trachiniae), in Euripides' Bacchae and Cyclops (at least), in Plato's Gorgias, and in other.

In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian politics in his plays, especially to Alcibiades, one of the most controversial Athenian politicians of his s shows that Sophocles was no closeted intellectual but a man deeply involved in politics and he.

In this book, Michael Vickers challenges this view and argues that Sophocles makes regular and extensive allusion to Athenian politics in his plays, especially to Alcibiades, one of the most controversial Athenian politicians of his s shows that Sophocles was no closeted intellectual but a man deeply involved in politics and he Pages: Sophocles died at the age of ninety one in B.C.

He saw in his life many great times and events including the Greek victory in the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian War. A eulogy written by a poet in a play called ‘The Muses’: ‘Blessed is Sophocles, who had a long life, was a man both happy and talented, and the writer of many good.

Michael Vickers. Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek : Cornell University Press, Pp. x, $ Philoctetes is the last extant play of Sophocles that I have read and for some reason that I cannot put my finger on my least favorite.

The play concerns Odysseus and Neoptolemus, the son of Achilles, travel to Lemnos to recover the bow of Heracles from Philoctetes without which they cannot win the Trojan war/5. nian politician Alcibiades is a central figure in Sophocles' extant plays (all save Electra and Trachiniae), in Euripides' Bacchae and Cyclops (at least), in Plato's Gorgias, and in other literary texts (the book's subtitle).

Once we grasp the near ubiquitous presence of Alcibiades in. Sophocles won his first victory as a tragedian in BCE (according to the ancient tradition, with his first production) and died in He produced about plays: 90 tragedies and 30 satyr plays. Seven complete tragedies of Sophocles survive.

Alcibiades sits behind the door, smiling, proud that he is the center of attention, confident that all will turn out exactly as he would have it. Sophocles continues. "Pericles, you have such a great responsibility both in public and in your private :   The Alcibiades was widely read in antiquity as the very best introduction to Plato.

Alcibiades in his youth associated with Socrates, and went on to a spectacularly disgraceful career in politics. When Socrates was executed for 'corrupting the young men', Alcibiades was cited as a /5().

Preview. The last decade or so has seen a great deal of scholarly work concerning the controversial Alcibiades ( BCE) and his role in Greek history, literature, and thought, most notably the biography by P.J.

Rhodes in 1 It is no surprise, then, that a general-audience biography about the controversial Athenian statesman has now hit bookshelves, which may bring Alcibiades into the.

Addeddate Identifier test Identifier-ark ark://t8gf23w8b Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. A summary of c - d in Plato's The Symposium. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Symposium and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.Alcibiades. London and New York: Routledge.

E-mail Citation» Focuses more on Alcibiades’ career as a general than his cultural significance. Ranks Alcibiades as one of Athens’ greatest military strategists, on a par with Themistocles and Cimon. Includes genealogical trees, a .Euripides is third of the famous ancient greek tragedy writers (along with Sophocles and Aeschylus).

A contemporary of the former, Euripides didn’t win many competitions but was the most popular of the three for generations after his death.