Plato died (347 bc) and was soon declared to be the son of Apollo


Sophist, Statesman, Philebus, Timaeus, Critias, Laws (355-347 bc)


After his third trip to Sicily he quit his political activities


the Seventh Letter


Parmenides, Theaetetus, Phaedrus (360-355 bc)


Aristotle (366 bc) became a student at the Academy for the next 19 years


He to Sicily again, this time to educate and advise Dionysios the Younger (367 bc)


Phaedo, Republic Bks. II-X, Symposium (380-360 bc)


Plato founded the Academy (385 bc) in the groves near the gymnasium of Academus


On his first trip to Sicily he tried to win Dionysios, the tyrant of Syracuse for his republican ideals,

but ended up on the slave market. He was freed by a Socratic and returned to Athens


Cratylus, Menexenus, Meno (387-380 bc)


Plato travelled to Egypt,  Cyrene and Taranto (390-388 bc) where he

befriended the Pythagorean Archytas and was influenced by his teachings


Plato returned to Athens (395-394 bc) and fought in the Corinthian war


Apology, Charmides, Crito, Euthydemus, Euthyphro, Gorgias, Hippias Major,

Hippias Minor, Ion, Laches, Lysis, Protagoras, Republic Bk. I. (399-387 bc)


after the trial Plato fled to Megara


the trial of Socrates (399 bc)


He spent eight years (407-399 bc) as a member of the Socratic circle


Plato was born in Athens (427 bc) he was raised in a moderately well-to-do aristocratic family of four children. His father

was named Ariston, and his mother Perictione. His family claimed descent from the ancient Athenian kings, and he was related -

though there is disagreement as to exactly how to the prominent politician Critias. According to a late Hellenistic account by

Diogenes Laertius, Plato's given name was Aristocles, whereas his wrestling coach, Ariston of Argos, dubbed him "Platon",

meaning "broad" on account of his robust figure