Plato’s Apology now in paperback; Beta AP Vergil selections completed

Plato’s Apology is now available in a free pdf (here) and in paperback on Amazon.

A completed beta edition of AP Vergil selections is available as a free pdf here to support instructors and readers who will be reading the AP syllabus online during the pandemic. My original plan was to crowdsource the Vergil commentary, but it is still too easy for someone to slip copyrighted material unnoticed into such a project. Instead,  I will open the commentary to comments on Adobe docs (comment on the pdf!) and update the pdf regularly.

Below is a poll for readers who would like to recommend a future title. You are welcome to choose more than one work and/or submit a suggested author and title.  I take your recommendations very seriously. When I last offered a poll in 2014, I completed three of the titles that you suggested. As always, thank you for the support.

Other suggestions so far: Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, Republic 7, Hesiod, Aristotle NE 1,  Iliad 1 or 2,  Argonautika 3, Another Aristophanes (Wasps or Clouds?), Persians, Aristoteles: Politea Atheneia, Aristophanes: Birds, Apollonius Rhodius, Genesis – Septuagint; Odyssey – books 21-24, Epictetus, Gospel of Mark, A book of Thucydides’ History of Peloponnesian War

Posted in: Uncategorized

4 thoughts on “Plato’s Apology now in paperback; Beta AP Vergil selections completed

  1. Kathy Sheppard says:

    When you say it is copyrighted, does that mean I cannot share where it is? I just realized I put it on Facebook and will delete it now.

    Sent from my iPhone

    >

    • geoffreysteadman says:

      You can share it. The Creative Commons License on the copyright page gives you the right to copy, distribute, post, and print the volume for private use (i.e. for a class of students). You simply cannot change authorship or sell copies for a profit.

      Thank you for the question. I will edit the post and clarify the privileges soon.

  2. patrokolossos says:

    Dear Geoffrey,

    Superb as always. You are an inspiration.
    many thanks, Ben

    DR BEN BROWN
    Classics and Ancient History
    School Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator (SOPHI)
    Research Seminar Coordinator (CAH)
    School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)
    THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY NSW 2006
    Ph.: 9351 8983; Office: Main Quad J6.07
    E benjamin.brown@sydney.edu.au | W http://sydney.edu.au/arts/classics_ancient_history/staff/profiles/benjamin.brown.php

    Recent Book

    CRICOS 00026A
    This email plus any attachments to it are confidential. Any unauthorised use is strictly prohibited. If you receive this email in error, please delete it and any attachments.

    Please think of our environment and only print this e-mail if necessary.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s