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This page is part of the "tools" section of a site, Plato and his dialogues, dedicated to developing a new interpretation of Plato's dialogues. The "tools" section provides historical and geographical context (chronology, maps, entries on characters and locations) for Socrates, Plato and their time. By clicking on the minimap at the beginning of the entry, you can go to a full size map in which the city or location appears. For more information on the structure of entries and links available from them, read the notice at the beginning of the index of persons and locations.
City of Argolis in northern Peloponnese
It is in this city that Pythagoras is said to have coined the word "philosophos" and that Plato stages Phædo retelling the story of the last day of Socrates in the dialogue that bears his name, in which Socrates describes the life of the philosopher.