Socrates

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Name
Socrates Gender: M
born on 20 May 467 BC (-466) Jul.Cal.
Place Athens, Greece, 37n58, 23e43
Timezone LMT m23e43 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date in question
Rodden Rating XX
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 22°24' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif or s_leocol.18.gif



Socrates
photo: Copy of Lysippos (?), license cc-by-sa-2.5

Biography

Greek philosopher, known as one of the greatest of all times, who left no writings of his own. His teachings were recorded by his greatest pupil, Plato. Socrates greatest precept was "know thyself."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Execution 399 BC (-398) in Athens (was forced to take poison - date still invalid, must be -398)

Source Notes

The original source notes said: Wemyss No.167 "Born on the 6th Thargelion in the 4th year of the 77th Olympiad, from Standley's History of Philosophy, equated with May 20, 467 OS."

(Penfield Collection has the same date, cast for Noon. Blackwell writes, "Historians debate his actual existance.")

Categories

  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist
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