Gorgias Setting & Symbolism

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Athens

Athens has been occupied since 3000 BC. It has been situated on the mountain known as the Acropolis. With its expansion, political thought also evolved. The Dorians are held responsible for changing political thought in Athens, where democracy has been first practiced.

Aegina

Aegina is part of the Saronic Islands in Greece in the Saronic Gulf, some 30 km from Athens. As part of Greek mythology, Aegina's father was the river god Asopus, and the mother nymph Metope. She had two children, Menoetius with Actor and Aecus which she had with Zeus. Zeus abducted her to Oenone, one of the islands in Attica, later called Aegina island. Her son Aeacus was the king of Oenone.

Black Sea

Black Sea is between south-eastern Europe and Asia Minor, formed in the Miocene orogenies, dividing the ancient Tethys Ocean into basins. It is located between southeastern Europe and the Anatolian peninsula, connecting...

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