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Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary

Christopher Gill


This book provides the materials needed for detailed study of Plato’s Atlantis story. It contains the two relevant Greek texts, the start of the Timaeus and incomplete Critias, in the Oxford Classical Text edition, with a new English translation of these texts. It also provides a full interpretative introduction, a medium-length commentary, and a Greek vocabulary. It is the only book which currently provides all these resources. Different kinds of readers will be able to use the book in different ways. Those primarily interested in Plato’s philosophy can focus on the translation and the introd ... More

Keywords: Plato, Atlantis, text, translation, commentary

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940162
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940162.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Gill, author
University of Exeter

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