Agathon



c450–c400 b.c, Greek poet and dramatist.
Historical Examples

See what Agathon says in the Thesmophoriazuse of Aristophanes.
A Problem in Greek Ethics John Addington Symonds

Socrates piques Alcibiades by a pretended affection for Agathon.
Symposium Plato

Mourn as we may the loss of Ion and Achæus, our grief for that of Agathon must needs be greater.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2) John Addington Symonds

I cannot refute you, Socrates, said Agathon:—Let us assume that what you say is true.
Symposium Plato

Agaton, Agathon or Agatho, an uncertain author, L. 526 (see note).
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 6 (of 7) — Introduction, Glossary, and Indexes Geoffrey Chaucer

And first of all Aristophanes dropped off, then, when the day was already dawning, Agathon.
Symposium Plato

The company were vociferous in begging that he should take his place among them, and Agathon specially invited him.
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) – Greece Various

I thought that I heard him called Agathon, and my suspicion is that he is the beloved of Pausanias.
Protagoras Plato

They are, therefore, sung as mere interludes, a practice first begun by Agathon.
Poetics Aristotle

Agathon the famous, a good poet, and lovable to his friends.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2) John Addington Symonds

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