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THE HEMLOCK CUP: Socrates, Athens, and the Search for the Good Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A smart and entertaining "biography" of Socrates as shaped against the great experiment of democracy in 5th-century BCE Athens.British historian and journalist Hughes (Helen of Troy, 2005) again seizes an elusive subject and fleshes it out by depicting the world around it. In this case, the Athenian philosopher who never wrote a word of his own springs to life through the work of his ... Read full review

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Review: The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

User Review  - Laurène Poret - Goodreads

I enjoyed having a clear view of what happened politically and war-wise during 'Golden Age Greece'. It was all a bit muddled in my head but after reading The Histories it felt nice to keep going and ... Read full review

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