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  • Abdera, birthplace of Protagoras, 95
  • Achilles, 187
  • Acumenus, father of Eryximachus, physician, 113
  • Adeimantus, (1) son of Cepis; (2) Athenian admiral, son of Leucolophidas, 115
  • Aeneas, 47
  • Aeschylus, Athenian dramatist (c. 525–456 b.c.), Septem, 449 n.
  • Aexone, Attic deme or district, 69 n.
  • Agathocles, Athenian music-teacher, 119 n.
  • Agathon, Athenian dramatist (c. 447–400 b.c.), 115
  • Alcibiades (c. 450–404 b.c.), 89–91, 115 ff.; the younger, cousin of Cleinias, 391
  • Aleuadae, princes of Larisa in Thessaly, 265
  • Alexidemus of Thessaly, father of Meno, 287
  • Andron, son of Androtion, 113
  • Anthemion, a tanner, father of Anytus, 335
  • Antimoerus of Mende (in the Chalcidic peninsula Pallene), 113
  • Antisthenes (c. 444–365 b.c.), disciple of Socrates and founder of the Cynic philosophy, 431 n.
  • Anytus, son of Anthemion, tanner and democrat, accuser of Socrates, 262, 335
  • Apollo, 197, 427 n., 477 n., 489
  • Apollodorus, father of Hippocrates and Phason, 97, 117
  • Ariphron, brother of Pericles, 127
  • Aristeides, “the Just,” Athenian statesman (c. 530–468 b.c.), 3, 9, 349
  • Aristippus, prince of Larisa in Thessaly, friend of Meno, 265
  • Athena, 133, 489
  • Axiochus, son of Alcibiades and father of Cleinias, 379, 391
  • Bias of Priene (near Miletus), Ionian sage, 197
  • Briareus, a hundred-armed giant, 478 n.
  • Callaeschrus, father of Critias, 115
  • Callias, wealthy patron of sophists, 89–91, 111 ff.
  • Carian slave, 35 n., 427 n.
  • Cepis, father of Adeimantus, 115
  • Chaeredemus, father of Patrocles the half-brother of Socrates, 471
  • Charmides, son of Glaucon and maternal uncle of Plato, 113
  • Chilon of Sparta, a sage, 197
  • Chios, Greek island off the coast of Asia Minor, 381, 437
  • Cleinias, (1) father of Alcibiades, 95; (2) younger brother of Alcibiades, 127; (3) son of Axiochus, 385
  • Cleobulus of Lindus in Rhodes, a sage of the time of Solon, 197
  • Cleophantus, son of Themistocles, 347
  • Colchis, on the east of the Black Sea, native land of Medea, 427
  • Connus, son of Metrobius, a harper, 383, 463
  • Corinthus, mythical founder of Corinth, 453 n.
  • Criso of Himera in Sicily, a runner, 175
  • Critias (c. 455–404 b.c.), son of Callaeschrus and pupil of Socrates;
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  • afterwards oligarch, 90, 115, 177
  • Crito, wealthy Athenian and devoted disciple of Socrates, 376 ff.
  • Critobulus, son of Crito, 379, 502
  • Crommyonian sow, 67 n.
  • Ctesippus, of Paeania in Attica, 385, 389 ff.
  • Daedalus, legendary inventor of sculpture, 361
  • Damon, Athenian musician and sophist, friend of Pericles, 13, 71, 79
  • Delium, battle at (424 b.c.), 15 n., 41 n.
  • Dionysodorus, sophist of Chios and Thurii, brother of Euthydemus, 379 ff.
  • Dioscuri, or Heavenly Twins (Castor and Pollux, sons of Zeus), 453
  • Dorian mode in music, 39 n., 57
  • Dorians, 489 n.
  • Empedocles, of Acragas in Sicily, philosopher (c. 475–415 b.c.), 285 n.
  • Epimetheus, brother of Prometheus, 129 ff., 257
  • Eryximachus, son of Acumenus, physician, 113
  • Eudorus, a wrestling-master, 349
  • Eurybatus, a rogue, 149 n.
  • Euthydemus, sophist of Chios and Thurii, brother of Dionysodorus, 379 ff.
  • Geryon, a three-headed and six-armed giant, 479 n.
  • Glaucon, the elder, father of Plato’s mother, 113
  • Gorgias, of Leontini in Sicily, sophist (c. 490–395 b.c.), 265, 285 n., 353, 357
  • Hephaestus, god of fire, 133
  • Hercules, 469, 491
  • Hermes, 135
  • Herodicus, of Selymbria in Thrace (north of the Propontis), trainer and physician, 117
  • Herodotus (c. 484–408 b.c.—ix. 61–2), 49
  • Hesiod, 117, 189 n.
  • Hippias, of Ells, sophist, 89, 90, 113 ff., 179 n.
  • Hippocrates, of Cos, physician (c. 460–380 b.c.), 99
  • Hippocrates, son of Apollodorus, young friend of Socrates, 89, 121 ff.
  • Hipponicus, father of Callias, 99, 113, 115
  • Homer, 117; (Il. viii. 107–8) 47; (x. 224) 215; (xxi. 305) 187; (xxiv. 348) 93; (Od. iv. 385) 437 n., (456) 439 n.; (x. 494) 369; (xi. 582) 114; (601) 113; (xvii. 347) 81
  • Iccus of Tarentum, athlete and trainer, 117 n.
  • Iolaus, son of Iphicles and nephew of Hercules, 471
  • Ion, son of Apollo and Creusa, 489 n.
  • Ionian mode in music, 39 n.
  • Ionians, 489
  • Iphicles, half-brother of Hercules, 471
  • Ismenias, democrat of Thebes, 335 n.
  • Isocrates, Athenian rhetorician (436–338 b.c.), 376, 497 n.
  • Laches, Athenian general (d. 418 b.c.), 3, 4 ff.
  • Larisa, town on the Peneus in Thessaly, 265
  • Lenaeum, Athenian dramatic festival, 149 n.
  • Leucolophidas, father of Adeimantus, 115
  • Lyceum, gymnasium dedicated to Apollo Lyceus, in an eastern suburb of Athens, 379, 385 n.
  • Lydian mode in music, 39 n.
  • Lysimachus, son of Aristeides, 3, 4 ff., 349
  • Marsyas, satyr flayed by Apollo, 427 n.
  • Medea, sorceress and wife of Jason, 427
  • Melesias, 3
  • Menelaus, king of Sparta, 439
  • Meno, son of Alexidemus of Thessaly, 263
  • Metrobius, father of Connus, 383
  • Musaeus, early bard, 117
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