The Hemlock Cup

Author: Bettany Hughes

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781400076017

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 484

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A dual portrait of the classical philosopher and fifth-century B.C. Athens draws on the latest sources to offer insight into the period's daily realities and elements ranging from the gymnasia and the red-light district to the battlefields and the teeming Agora where Socrates frequently spoke and was condemned to death. By the author of Helen of Troy. Reprint.

Hemlock's Cup

Author: Donald William Cox

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 7692


Chronicles the growth of the euthanasia movement in the United States, addressing the ethical issues of assisted suicides and examining the Hemlock Society and Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the famed "suicide doctor."

Minnesota Magazine

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

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Gorgo

Author: Charles Kelsey Gaines

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Athens (Greece)

Page: 507

View: 6336


The Academy

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Venus and Aphrodite

Author: Bettany Hughes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1474610390

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 9750


'Lively' THE TIMES 'Engrossing' THE SPECTATOR 'Stunning' WOMAN & HOME 'Marvellous' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE Through ancient art, evocative myth, intriguing archaeological discoveries and philosophical explorations, Bettany Hughes takes us on a voyage of discovery to reveal the truth behind Venus, and why this immortal goddess is so much more than nudity, romance and sex. It is both the remarkable story of one of antiquity's most potent forces, and the story of human desire - how it transforms who we are and how we behave.

Auburn Seminary Record

Author: Auburn Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

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