This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Athens - This is the leading city in Ancient Greece and the setting of the book's events.
Agathon's house - This is where the book's events take place.
The two-faced human being - This is described in Aristophanes' speech as a creature that can be double-male, double-female, or male-female; this is also called androgynous.
Hades - This is the underworld, where the spirits of the dead are taken.
Towns in Greece, City-States - Although Greece is not one country at the time, these places are mentioned and include Sparta, Elis, and Boetia.
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