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Roman mosaic showing philosophers at Plato’s Academy

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Roman mosaic showing philosophers at Plato's Academy
Roman mosaic showing philosophers at Plato's Academy

Roman mosaic showing the philosophers at the Plato Academy of Athens listening to a lecture by Plato, sitting in the center, pointing at the globe with a stick. Behind the men is a sundial. The object adorned the villa of Titus Siminius Stephanus in Pompeii and dates back to the 1st BCE – 1st century CE.


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