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Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
The Eternal Return: Oedipus, The Tempest, Forbidden Planet
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Series: Tales of the Mythic World, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Eternal Return is Volume II of the Tales of the Mythic World series. This narrative discusses the relationship between Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus (429 BC), Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611), and the Adler/Hume movie Forbidden Planet (1956). It also delves into the relationships between the authors' lives and their work.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Pericles is not one of Shakespears most know plays; that's a shame because it's actually one of his greatest…if, that is, you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Los Presocraticos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
Este es un recorrido por los principales planteamientos de la filosofía Presocrática. Desde el siglo V a.n.e., Hesiodo, Homero, la Polis, la Physis, Tales de Mileto, Anaximandro, Anaxímenes, Jenófanes de Colofón y finalmente Pitágoras y el gran maestro Parménides.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.