Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Plato
(1,681 words)

b. 428/7 BC in Athens;

d. 348/7 in Athens;

important Greek philosopher.

Works

All works published by Plato are completely extant. However, because his works were only put into systematic order some time after his death, some spurious texts…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Plato”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0175>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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