PROFILES IN HISTORY
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The Death of Socrates

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674026834

Publication Date: 10/15/2007

Short

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

18 halftones

Profiles in History

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Emily Wilson is Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania. She is the translator of The Odyssey and author of Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton.

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