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[1] The philosopher, 428/7 - 348/7 BC

Athenian philosopher, 428/7 - 348/7 BC

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A. Life

The Seventh Letter (which is not intended to constitute a complete autobiography) and scattered reports from various ancient authors (of these, Plutarchus' [2] Life of Dion and Philodemus' Academica Gaiser/Academicorum His…

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Szlezák, Thomas A. (Tübingen), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Plato”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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