Protagoras and Meno Setting & Symbolism

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Athens

Athens is the home of Socrates, and is being visited by Protagoras, the Sophist. In the Meno dialogue, Meno is visiting Athens.

Towns in Greece, City-States

Although Greece is not at the time one country, these city-states which speak Greek are mentioned. These include Elis, Sparta and Thessaly

The Ancient Greeks

The Ancient Greeks study philosophy, experiment with a democratic government, and are key to the development of Western civilization.

The Philosophers

Greek philosophers not only include Socrates, but also many "Sophists," those who claim to have knowledge, such as Protagoras, Gorgias and others. Most are known from Plato's dialogues.

The Greek gods

The Greek gods, such as Zeus, Athena, Hephaestus, are referred to as explanations of how the universe works. Older gods, such as Prometheus and Epimetheus. are also referred to, .

The Greek poets

Greek poetry is held to be very important. Poets quoted in the...

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