One of the most famous and most respected of the Classical Greek philosophers, and author of the Four Dialogues.
One of the earliest, and most well known of the Classical Greek philosophers.
This character is the Athenian citizen with whom Socrates has his first dialogue.
A citizen of Athens who, with the help of other prominent citizens, brought charges against Socrates.
The Athenian Assembly
The Assembly is the judicial body that accuses, tries, and condemns Socrates.
This character is the friend of Socrates with whom he converses in the third dialogue.
This is the pupil of Socrates who narrates the fourth dialogue in this collection.
Simmias and Cebes
These two individuals serve as the catalysts/vehicles for both Socrates' philosophical explorations and Plato's narration of those explorations.
This individual, essentially Socrates' jailer, appears briefly in Phaedo.
These characters are...
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