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Four Island Utopias provides a convenient compilation of four key texts, important for the understanding of utopian thinking in the ancient world and middle ages, along with maps and an extensive introduction to Classical Utopian thought. Ideal for courses in utopian thought.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index.

About the Author

Diskin Clay is R.J.R. Nabisco Professor of Classical Studies at Duke University. His previous books include "Paradosis and Survival: Three Chapters in the History of Epicurean Philosophy" (Michigan, 1990) and "Four Island Utopias: Plato's Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene's Panchaia, Iamboulos' Island of the Sun, and Francis Bacon's New Atlantis," with Andrea Lee Purvis for Focus Publishing.

Andrea L. Purvis (Ph.D. Duke University) works as Translator and Assistant Editor of the forthcoming Landmark Herodotus (Robert B. Strassler, ed.), and teaches in Duke University's Department of Classical Studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585100002
Subtitle:
Being Plato's Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene's Panchaia, Iamboulos' Island of the Sun, and Sir Francis Bacon's New Atlantis
Author:
Clay, Diskin
Translator:
Purvis, Andrea
Author:
Purvis, Andrea L.
Publisher:
Focus
Location:
Newburyport, MA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Utopias
Subject:
Utopias in literature
Subject:
Plato
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus philosophical library
Series Volume:
013-00
Publication Date:
19990101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.45 in 0.59 lb

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