Short Answer Key
Book 1, The Last Days of Socrates: Chapter 1, Introductory Notes
1. Who provides the information contained in the notes of Book 1, Chapter 1?
Professional editors and scholars.
2. According to the introductory notes, who is this version of "The Last Days of Socrates" intended for?
College and university students.
3. What is the purpose of the notes in Book 1, Chapter 1?
To help put the information into context.
4. Why are the Socratic dialogues still studied, according to Tarrant?
The information contained in the dialogues is still relevant.
5. According to Tarrant, this version of the Socratic dialogues is unique in what way?
The notes and pagination.
6. Why do variations exist between the translations of the Socratic dialogues?
There are very few variations, only hair-splitting will reveal the differences.
7. How does Tarrant recommend avoiding confusion based on differences in pagination between the versions?...
This section contains 2,716 words|
(approx. 10 pages at 300 words per page)