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Mask of Apollo, the (1966) [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

Original title: The Mask of Apollo


Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Greece

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The Mask of Apollo (1966)
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Language: English

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The Mask of Apollo (1988)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0394751051
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 384

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The Mask of Apollo (1974)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages: 376

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The Mask of Apollo (1966)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Pages: 371

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