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Schist Fragments from the Academy
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Numerous, mostly very small, schist fragments were found in the late 1950s by Phivos Stavropoullos in the general area of the Platonic Academy in Athens. Only eighteen, also mostly small, contain inscriptions. Their interpretation and dating are controversial.

Eighteen, mostly very small, inscribed schist fragments were discovered during the period Jul. 4-Oct. 2, 1958 in excavations by Phivos Stavropoullos near Plato’s Academy (ca. 500 m. from the late 6th-c. BCE Academy horos, IG I³ 1051, found in situ); these were found with n…

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Leslie Threatte, “Schist Fragments from the Academy”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_SIM_00000532>
First published online: 2013

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