The Politics of Aristotle Setting & Symbolism

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Macedon

This is a location in Southern Europe. It has often been a kingdom. It exists as a geographic entity to this day and by the same name, but the nation's politics have changed throughout the millenia.

The Academy

This was a 'university' located in Athens, Greece when it was one of a group of free city-states. It was founded with the philosopher Plato in the 4th century BC.

Extensive education was provided. Programs were available that could last or require decades of instruction. In this case only adult men could gain entry. Whether citizens or free men only were permitted is less clear. One of the students, Aristotle, was a foreign student.

Delphic Knife

This is an item referred to by Aristotle in the first sections of the first book of the politics.

Athens

This is one of the most famous of the Grecian cities. While still...

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