Utopian Communities of the Ancient World
Idealistic Experiments of Pythagoras, the Essenes, Pachomius and ProcluseBook - 2010
This is the first comparative study of lived Utopian communities in antiquity. The examined communities provide examples of somewhat successful utopian experiments that belie the twentieth century notion that the application of utopian ideals must always lead to dystopia or not work at all.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (237 pages)