Plato (Illustration)


Mark Cartwright
published on 30 April 2013

Bust of the Greek philosopher Plato, mid-1st century CE copy from a 4th century BCE original statue by Silanion. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, April 30). Plato. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Plato." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 30, 2013.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Plato." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Apr 2013. Web. 17 Jul 2019.

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