The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2161 Thursday, 13 September 2001
Date: Wednesday, 12 Sep 2001 12:23:29 -0500
Subject: 12.2153 Re: Socrates
Comment: Re: SHK 12.2153 Re: Socrates
In response to Larry Weiss: Oops!
Fifth century indeed -- dumb mistake.
As to catastrophic (for Athens): I have long been under the impression
that the war largely wrecked both their economy and their
socio-political fabric, leaving them in a condition where they were
dominated in succession by the Spartans, the Macedonians, and the
Is this incorrect? Or did I fail to make clear what I meant by
catastrophic? I will defer to your greater knowledge.
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