Protagoras Timeline

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  • c. 500 BCE
    Life of the Chinese Sophist/Philosopher Teng Shih (probable date of death 522 or 502 BCE).
  • c. 485 BCE - c. 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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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.
 
 
 
 
500 BCE 490 BCE 480 BCE 470 BCE 460 BCE 450 BCE 440 BCE 430 BCE 420 BCE 410 BCE

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