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The mask of Apollo: a Novel

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Set in fourth-century B.C. Greece, The Mask of Apollo is narrated by Nikeratos, a tragic actor who takes with him on all his travels a gold mask of Apollo, a relic of the theater's golden age, which is now past. At first his mascot, the mask gradually becomes his conscience, and he refers to it his gravest decisions, when he finds himself at the center of a political crisis in which the philosopher Plato is also involved. Much of the action is set in Syracuse, where Plato's friend Dion is trying to persuade the young tyrant Dionysios the Younger to accept the rule of law. Through Nikeratos' eyes, the reader watches as the clash between the two looses all the pent-up violence in the city.
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full_title mask of apollo
author renault mary
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lastUpdate 2018-03-13 04:19:37AM

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subject_facet Actors -- Fiction, Electronic books, Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Plato -- Fiction
title_display The mask of Apollo
title_full The Mask of Apollo : a Novel [electronic resource] / Mary Renault, The mask of Apollo / Mary Renault
title_short The mask of Apollo
title_sub a Novel
topic_facet Actors, Electronic books, History, Plato