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Published: 15 August 2011

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199588954

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The Philosopher's Banquet

Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Edited by Frieda Klotz and Katerina Oikonomopoulou

  • Offers an invaluable insight into the multi-faceted, and increasingly studied, culture of the Second Sophistic
  • Combination of historical, scientific, philosophical, and literary approaches offers diverse ways of reading a fascinating and influential text
  • Substantial Introduction helps to orient readers, while also pointing to further avenues of study