Symposium - Study Guide Part 1, line 172a to line 177e Summary & Analysis

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The drinking party occurred a long time ago. Apollodorus has listened to Socrates every day for the last three years. The report about the party comes from Aristodemus, who is enamored of Socrates. The party is at Agathon's house, who just won a contest for his successful performance of the tragedy he writes. Apollodorus tells his companion a story.

Aristodemus meets Socrates, who is dressed up and wearing sandals. Aristodemus complains that he is an inferior man going to the better man's party, and that he isn't even invited but decides to go with Socrates to Agathon's house. Socrates drops behind, lost in his own thoughts. Agathon has a slave look for Socrates. Aristodemus feels better because Agathon has already invited him, but he didn't see him before to give him the invitation. Socrates is lost in...

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