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Definition of the noun Agathon

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Agathon is a genus of Blephariceridae, described by Rodor in 1890.

Agathon is a genus of Blephariceridae.


  1. Agathon was the son of the Macedonian Philotas and the brother of Parmenion and Asander. He was given as a hostage to Antigonus in 313 BC, by his brother Asander, who was satrap of Caria, but was taken back again by Asander in a few days. Agathon had a son, named Asander, who is mentioned in a Greek inscription.
  2. Agathon son of Tyrimmas was the Macedonian commander of Thracian cavalry during Alexander's campaign. He played a role in the elimination of Parmenion but later he was executed by Alexander.

There are other people with in their name, like Agathon Rwasa, agathon léonard, Knut Agathon Wallenberg and Heinrich Agathon Bernstein.


Agathon: The representation in fiction of the Athenian tragic poet whose works have been lost.


Agathon: The name Agathon (Gr.

Phrases with Agathon

Phrases starting with the word Agathon:

  1. Agathon doanei
  2. Agathon markii
  3. Agathon aylmeri
  4. Agathon Setosus
  5. Agathon Bispinus
  6. Agathon dismalea
  7. Agathon Ezoensis
  8. Agathon Iyaensis
  9. Agathon Montanus
  10. Agathon arizonica
  11. Agathon comstocki
  12. Agathon Japonicus
  13. Agathon Kawamurai
  14. Agathon sequoiarum

Phrases ending with the word Agathon:

  1. To Agathon
  2. Anaea Agathon
  3. genus Agathon
  4. Aporia Agathon
  5. Notheme Agathon
  6. Plebejus Agathon

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Google previewPlato's Dialectic at Play (2010)

Argument, Structure, and Myth in the Symposium by Kevin Corrigan, Elena Glazov-Corrigan

Indeed, Agathon is the first person within the narrative of the Symposium to employ the word "true." Maybe we are not wise, Socrates says at 194c, but "if you met others who are wise, you'd perhaps feel shame before them, if you thought you ...

Google preview... Circulars (1885)

Nay, whatever gentle mockery Sokrates may indulge in, Agathon is a necessary precursor to him, as necessary as any of the sophists. Into the speech of Sokrates we cannot go at ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Agathon promoted primarily by John Rich at Lincoln's Inn Fields in order to compete with the Drury Lane. The addition of afterpieces to the regular program may also have been an attempt to attract working citizens, who often missed the early ...

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Quotes about Agathon

Even God cannot change the past. (Agathon)
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Scrabble value of A1G2A1T1H4O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AGATHON

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