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Pandora of Athens 399 B.C. by Barry Denenberg

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece

Subjects:

  • Socrates -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Socrates -- Fiction.,
  • Conduct of life -- Fiction.,
  • Sex role -- Fiction.,
  • Philosophers -- Fiction.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Fiction.,
  • Greece -- History -- Spartan and Theban Supremacies, 404-362 B.C. -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

In 399 B.C. in Athens, thirteen-year-old Pandora dreads her upcoming marriage to a man twice her age, but a chance meeting with the philosopher Socrates encourages her to question traditional female roles and to seek her own truth.

Edition Notes

Statementby Barry Denenberg.
GenreJuvenile literature., Fiction.
SeriesLife and times, Life and times (Scholastic)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D4135 Pan 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289291M
ISBN 10043964982X
LC Control Number2004002500
OCLC/WorldCa54931545

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