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427 BCE - 347 BCE: Life of Plato.
 
 
427 BCE: Plato is born at Athens, Greece.
 
 
407 BCE: Plato meets Socrates, abandons aspiration to be playwright.
 
 
403 BCE: Plato turns away from politics toward philosophy.
 
 
399 BCE: Trial and death of the philosopher Socrates, who taught in the court of the Agora.
 
 
398 BCE - 380 BCE: Plato travels in Egypt, Cyrene, Italy, Syracuse and Sicily.
 
398 BCE: Plato flees to Megara with other followers of Socrates.
 
 
380 BCE: Plato founds his Academy outside of Athens.
 
 
367 BCE: Plato's second trip to Syracuse.
 
367 BCE: Aristotle begins studies in Athens at Plato's Academy.
 
 
361 BCE: Final attempt by Plato to make Syracusan king a philosopher-king.
 
 
347 BCE: Plato dies at his Academy.
 
347 BCE: Aristotle leaves Athens after Plato's death to pursue his own line of inquiry.
 
 
204 CE - 270 CE: Life of Plotinus.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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