Menexenus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards

(4.4 stars; 5 reviews)

Menexenus (ΜΕΝΕΞΕΝΟΣ) is thought to have been written by Plato (ΠΛΑΤΩΝ). The dialogue consists of Socrates (ΣΩΚΡΑΤΗΣ) recounting a funeral oration he claims to have learned from the female philosopher Aspasia (ΑΣΠΑΣΙΑ) who may have been wealthy, a courtesan or both. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

(0 hr 41 min)

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Menexenus (Text 517) 41:21 Read by Geoffrey Edwards

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"and"

(3 stars)

a fine example of genteel sexism and racism. and, the most prolific use of the word "and".... I have ever heard..