Plato's Academy


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Related to Plato's Academy: lyceum, Aristotle, Socrates
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Noun1.Plato's Academy - a school established by Plato in ancient Athens; "Plato's Academy continued for several hundred years after Plato died"
academy - a school for special training
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Classical Athens, a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, used to be the home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum.