This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Plato - A fifth century B.C. Greek philosopher in Athens, who was the student of Socrates, and who attempted to preserve his teaching.
Socrates - A philosopher who was clearly devoted to the examination of the universe and the proper approach to living one's life in the world.
Pindar - He is characterized as the last defender of the old Athenian aristocracy and the beliefs that supported its continuation.
Aristophanes - A fifth century comic playwright in Athens and the representative of "Old Comedy" in Greece.
Herodotus - Is known...
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