Visual Timeline: Protagoras

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500 BCE: Life of the Chinese Sophist/Philosopher Teng Shih (probable date of death 522 or 502 BCE).
 
485 BCE - 415 BCE: Life time of Protagoras of Abdera.
 
440 BCE: The sophist Protagoras of Abdera, claiming 'man is the measure of all things', visits Athens.
 
 
403 BCE: Plato turns away from politics toward philosophy.
 
 
 
 
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