Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens :: David Stuttard soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Cambridge & London: Harvard University Press, 2018, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Timeline; Black & white photographs; Maps; Genealogical tables;
From the cover: Alcibiades was one of the most dazzling figures of the Golden Age of Athens. Award of Pericles and a friend of Socrates, he was spectacularly rich, bewitchingly handsome and charismatic, a skilled general, and a ruthless politician. He was also a serial traitor, infamous for his dizzying changes of loyalty in the Peloponnesian War. Nemesis tells the story of this extraordinary life and the turbulent world that Alcibiades set out to conquer.
David Stuttard recreates ancient Athens at the height of its glory as he follows Alcibiades from childh…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Quarter-bound Dark Orange on Orange boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 380 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my History Greek catalogue?