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Published: 20 July 1989

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780198146926

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On the Mysteries

Edited with introduction and commentary by Douglas M. MacDowell

A Clarendon Press Publication

This new paperback version of MacDowell's standard edition, first published in hardcover in 1962, includes a full introduction surveying Andokides life, trial, and literary style; a note on the basis of the text; and, a detailed commentary and appendices that discuss Adokides' innocence or guilt, the chronology and political significance of events in 415 B.C., and aspects of the historical and stylisic background relevant to the work.

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