Calcedon

Cal´ce`don


n.1.A foul vein, like chalcedony, in some precious stones.
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Estas ciudades de planta circular encuentran expresion filosofica en las descripciones de utopistas como Platon, si bien estas propuestas deben coexistir con las de otros urbanistas, como el ya mencionado Hipodamo de Mileto o Faleas de Calcedon.
Emperor Constantine, we are told, began to advance his credentials as the representative of Christianity by convening, in 452, the Council of Calcedon, which proclaimed that Constantinople was on a par with Rome.
Thrasymachus was a sophist from Calcedon, and it is probable that Callicles was a real historical figure, aligned with the Thirty Tyrants.