Glory and the lightning

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Doubleday, 1974 - Fiction - 468 pages
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A fictionalized portrait of the beautiful and intellectual Greek courtesan, Aspasia, who championed women's rights and, as mistress to Pericles, fostered cultural development

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User Review  - cliffmon - LibraryThing

This is a powerful, thought-provoking, exciting, riveting book. Taylor Caldwell is one of the greats, with a middle-sized g. The first third of the book is the life of Aspasia before she met Pericles ... Read full review

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User Review  - janerawoof - LibraryThing

Fictional story of Pericles, the ancient Greek statesman, and Aspasia, the hetaera [courtesan] who opens a school for young ladies in 5th century B.C. Athens. First we're told her story, the Pericles ... Read full review


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