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  Plato (c. 427 BC — c. 347 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The general idea of sexual desire as a response to the embodiment of our values is reminiscent of Socrates's speech in Plato's Symposium (388 BC-367 BC).
347 BC) was an immensely influential classical Greek philosopher, student of Socrates, teacher of Aristotle, writer, and founder of the Academy in Athens.
There is a prominent crater on the Moon named the Plato crater, in his honor.
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  Rhetoric - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
The actual founder of rhetoric as a science is said to be Corax of Syracuse, who in the 5th century bc defined rhetoric as the “artificer of persuasion” and composed the first handbook on the art of rhetoric.
With Isocrates, the great teacher of oratory in the 4th century bc, the art of rhetoric was broadened to become a cultural study, a philosophy with a practical purpose.
School exercises, called declamations, of the early empire are found in the existing suasoriae and controversiae of the rhetorician Seneca, the former term referring to exercises in deliberative rhetoric, the latter term referring to exercises dealing with legal issues and presenting forensic rhetoric.
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 Plato - Free Online Library
427 BC and was the youngest son of Ariston, of an old and wealthy family.
He served in the last years of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and after democracy was restored in Athens in 403 BC he hoped to enter politics.
After serving again in the military, he returned to Athens in 387 BC and founded his Academy, which he presided over until his death in 347 BC and which survived for nearly a thousand years after.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for blato
407 bc, he was a disciple of Socrates, from whom he may have derived many of his ideas about ethics.
Aristotle studied (367-347 BC) under Plato at the Academy and there wrote many dialogues that were praised for their eloquence.
Aristotle (384–322 bc) Greek philosopher, founder of the science of logic and one of the greatest figures in Western philosophy, b.
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 Sophocles - Phantis
Sophocles (496 BC–406 BC; Greek: Σοφοκλης) was an ancient Greek playwright, dramatist, priest and politician of Athens.
The year of his birth is contested, with 488 BC, 495 BC, and 496 BC each having advocates.
In 440 BC, Sophocles was elected as one of the ten strategoi (military commanders) of Athens.
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 Roman Timeline of the 5th Century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
491 BC Coriolanus, Roman commander of the Volscians is impeached and condemned to exile.
427 BC Comitia Centuriata given final voice in the matter of declaration of war.
421 BC The number of positions of quaestors is increased to four, and it is opened to plebeians.
www.unrv.com /empire/roman-timeline-5th-century.php   (584 words)

 Plato - Biography
Plato, born in Athens around 427 BC, was considered to be one of the earliest philosophers.
In 399 BC he was brought to trial with the capital crimes of religious impiety and corruption of youth, convicted, and sentenced to death.
In 367 BC Dionysius died and was succeeded by his teenage son, Dionysius II, whose uncle, Dion, was a close friend to Plato.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Archidamus II was a king of Sparta who reigned from approximately 469 BC to 427 BC.
His coolness and presence of mind are said to have saved the Spartan state from destruction on the occasion of the great earthquake of 464 BC, but this story must be regarded as at least doubtful.
He died probably in 427 BC, certainly before the summer of 426 BC, when we find his son Agis II on the throne.
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 Archidamus II - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Archidamus II (died 427 bc), king of Sparta (476-427 bc) in the years preceding the Peloponnesian War.
Archidamus III (died 338 bc), king of Sparta (360-338 bc).
bc), king of Sparta (about 398-360 bc), son of King Archidamus II, and the successor of his half brother, King Agis II...
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 427 BC
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 info: 427_BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 427 BC, the Greek city-state of Athens crushed a revolt on the Aegean island of Lesbos - what...
He lived from 427 BC to 347 BC.
Evil Quotes - The Quotations PageAyn Rand (1905 - 1982), Atlas Shrugged, 1957 The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum...
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Although tragedy and comedy had their common origin in the festivals of Dionysus, the regular establishment of tragedy at Athens preceded by half a century that of comedy.
The New Comedy was in vigor for about seventy years (320-250 BC), having for its foremost representatives Menander, Philemon and Diphilus.
But as a mocker -- to use the word which seems most closely to describe him on this side -- he is incomparable for the union of subtlety with riot of the comic imagination.
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 Athens - Athena Nike   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Designed by the architect of Parthenon Kallikrates, it was probably build at 427 BC in pure Ionic style from Pentelic marble.
The thorakion with the victories was constructed around 410 BC, after the war victories of Alkibiades.
It was damaged in the explosion of 1645 AD, and the columns were restored, as close as possible, to the originals.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Based on ancient sources, most modern scholars estimate that he was born in Athens or Aegina between 428 and 427 BC.
The grammarian Apollodorus argues in his Chronicles that Plato was born in the first year of the eighty-eighth Olympiad (427 BC), on the seventh day of the month Thargelion; according to this tradition the god Apollo was born this day.
Greek philologist Ioannis Kalitsounakis believes that the philosopher was born on May 26 or 27 427 BC, while Jonathan Barnes regards 428 BC as year of Plato's birth.
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 Thucydides - Crystalinks
In 424 BC he was appointed strategos (general), and given command of a squadron of seven ships, stationed at Thasos, probably because of his connections to the area.
The abrupt end of his narrative which breaks off in the middle the year 411 BC, suggests that he may have died while writing the book.
The Peloponnesian War was under major revision by Thucydides at the moment of his death, following a renewed realization on his part of the significance of the Persian influence to the events of the war.
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 Quotation Search - Quote Search - The Quotations Page
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic
The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
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 Quotation Search - Quote Search - The Quotations Page
The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
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 BC Holidays Tourism British Columbia Vacations Canada
BC Vacation Rentals Home > BC Tourism Information
The tourism association for each region is mandated to promote their area and the tourism related businesses and destinations within it.
Each of these regional Tourism Associations are excellent resources for information on vacations in their respective areas of BC.
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 Democrats alternative to Hillary. - The Forum at GOPUSA
Mark Warner is emerging as the Democrats alternative to Hillary.
\"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men\" Plato (427 BC - 347 BC)
Being from Virginia, I think it would be amusing to see Gov. Mark Warner vs. former Governor and now Senator George Allen in the presidential (or vice presidential) race.
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In particular, the execution of Socrates in 399 BC had a profound effect on him.
All important mathematical work of the 4th century BC was done by friends and pupils of Plato.
Although he made no important mathematical discoveries himself, his belief that mathematics provides the finest training for the mind was extremely important in the development of the subject.
www.vw.vccs.edu /vwfighj/Plato.html   (317 words)

 Greek Temples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
century BC temples of Ionia were among the largest the Greeks ever built, they have almost entirely disappeared, leaving only a few traces, from which the archaeologists have reconstructed their former appearance.
century BC temple--itself a marvel in its own day--was reputedly destroyed by fire on the night Alexander the Great was born in 356 BC.
It was commissioned in 448 BC, after the peace with Persia, and built c.
www.bergen.org /AAST/Projects/Architecture/Temples.html   (365 words)

 Outline of Cosmology and Astronomy to Aristarchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It seems Pythagoras believed the earth was a sphere as were sun, moon and stars, which he believed circled the earth.
Plato (427 - 347 BC) Treated astronomy in the same Platonic way as he treated math -- as a problem to find uniform and ordered movements to account for apparent movements.
Developed heliocentric cosmology: earth orbits sun in circle and revolves on an inclined axis, planets orbit sun in circles, moon orbits earth in a circle.
aleph0.clarku.edu /~djoyce/ma105/astrocos.html   (672 words)

 Thucydides information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Thucydides (between 460 and 455 BC–circa 400 BC, Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukudídês) was an ancient Greek historian, and the author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens.
The abrupt end of his narrative, which breaks off in the middle of the year 411 BC, strongly suggests that he died while writing the book.
Although there is no certain evidence to prove it, the rhetorical character of his narrative suggests that Thucydides was at least familiar with the teachings of the Sophists.
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 Who is Plato?
Plato was born in Athens in 427 BC to a well established aristocratic family.
In 399 BC he was tried on the charges of impiety and corruption of the city's youth, found guilty, and eventually forced to take his own life.
Plato died at the age of 80 in 347 BC.
www.molloy.edu /sophia/plato/plato_life.htm   (514 words)

 Scientific dating Elephantine Papyri, solar eclipse, biblical events
This data supports that the 5th century BC Hebrew calendar was not well understood.
By adding 173,880 days to this date, we are taken forward in time to April 6, AD 32, which is thought to be the date on which Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds proclaiming him to be the Messiah.
By moving the decree forward to March 16, 445 BC, the issue of 3 missing days is eliminated based on solid evidence.
www.harvardhouse.com /prophetictech/new/elephantine.htm   (7462 words)

 Plato - Biography and Works
Plato (427-347 BC), Greek philosopher, student and friend of Socrates, and author of The Republic; "Then, I said, let us begin and create in idea a State; and yet the true creator is necessity, who is the mother of our invention."
Plato was born into an aristocratic family in Athens, Greece around 427 BC, the son of Ariston and his wife Perictione.
It is said that `Plato' is a nickname in reference to his wrestler's broad shouldered physique.
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 Histories: When men were gods - being-human - 10 February 2007 - New Scientist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 427 BC, the Greek city-state of Athens crushed a revolt on the Aegean island of Lesbos - what followed was a superhuman display of rowing prowess
In 427 BC, the Greek city-state of Athens crushed a revolt in Mytilene on the Aegean island of Lesbos.
The Athenian assembly decided that all men in Mytilene should be killed in punishment and dispatched the order by the fastest means it knew - a trireme, the classic oared warship of the ancient Mediterranean.
www.newscientist.com /channel/being-human/mg19325902.200-histories-when-men-were-gods.html   (301 words)

 Untitled Document
Plato's account was originally derived from Solon (640-560 BC), the great sage and lawgiver from Athens.
While visiting the town of Sais on the Nile delta, Solon was told by Egyptian priests of the disappearance of a great island empire.
The exact date of the eruption remains somewhat controversial, although most radiometric studies show that it falls between 1615-1645 BC, consistent with a pronounced acid-ice layer from the Greenland cores, dated at 1636 BC.
www.geology.sdsu.edu /how_volcanoes_work/santorini.html   (954 words)

 Open Directory - Society:Philosophy:Philosophers:P:Plato   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Plato, classical Greek philosopher who lived from approximately 427 BC to 347 BC.
Articles and studies about the work of Plato, who lived from approximately 427 BC to 347 BC.
Biographies of Plato, who lived from approximately 427 BC to 347 BC.
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 Ancient Greek Philosophy: 585-250 BC
585-250 BC Mythopoeic Thought in the Greek Tradition
585 BC: Thales of Miletus begins the development of philosophy by speculating about the nature of the "cosmos."
335-263 BC: Zeno of Citium begins the Stoic school of philosophy
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